As the final horn sounded and Maryland fans rushed the court to celebrate a rare victory over its bitter rival, weary Duke had just enough energy left to escape the mayhem for the safety of its locker room.
The Atlantic Coast Conference has filed a lawsuit against Maryland seeking full payment of the approximately $53 million exit fee for its move to the Big Ten.
Six newcomers make Maryland 10 deep, a number which pleases Mark Turgeon but also gives him pause.
As Maryland fans struggle to ascertain that they’ll be rooting for their Terps in a new conference come 2014, Mark Turgeon and Randy Edsall are elated and believe an invite to the Big Ten is an invite to better everything.
With the sudden and surprising announcement that Maryland will abandon the ACC for the greener pastures of an expanding Big Ten – and see an extra $8 million or so in television revenue – the Terrapins have become the latest victims in a movement to emphasize the value of the dollar over old-fashioned college tradition.
Maryland is joining the Big Ten, leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference in a shocker of a move in the world of conference realignment that was driven by the school’s budget woes.
Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver and Associate Athletic Director Tom Gabbard decided last week that Seth Greenburg wasn’t going to get an extension for the next two years and therefore today fired the nine-year head man.
Jay Williams was one of many former Duke Blue Devil basketball players inside Madison Square Garden when his former head coach Mike Kryzyzewski, aka Coach K, earned win 903 over Michigan State and he joined The Mike Wise Show to share his feelings.
Former NCAA coach Tom Penders joined The Sports Junkies this morning and predicted conference realignment could lead to a 64-team super conference.
Terps football coach Randy Edsall previews the upcoming ACC season and offers his favorite Under Armour uniform combination.