With Maryland needing a win to keep their slim NCAA Tournament hopes alive, they came out and took control after a sluggish start to the game this evening. Maryland overcame an early 9-2 deficit as well as a strong finish to the first half by the Seminoles to take control in the second half and earn their first top-50 RPI win.
“[That 2001 team] broke through a ceiling that was here. That really put away a lot of stuff from the Len Bias situation and that’s how important it was for the university – not just the basketball program”.
Maryland (16-10, 5-6 in the ACC) faces off against NC State (14-11, 4-7). Maryland also adds Greivis Vasquez’ jersey to those in the rafters on the same day they pay homage to the 2001 Final Four team.
Maryland came in to tonight focused on defeating Longwood, which they did soundly. However, the real concern shifts to the game at Boston College on Saturday.
College Park, Md. – After Wednesday night’s disappointing loss at home, it could be reasonably expected that Maryland would have come out flat tonight against lowly Wake Forest. However, that was not the case this afternoon at Comcast Center.
Tonight, Maryland hosts rival #5 Duke in College Park.
Today, Maryland (11-7, 1-3 in the ACC) looks to rebound after back-to-back losses, and three of their last four games, against the Clemson Tigers (13-5, 2-2).
Maryland 11-6 (1-2 in the ACC) faces off against Virginia Tech 11-5 (2-2). The matchup will be highlighted by Maryland Sophomore Center Jordan Williams and Virginia Tech’s Senior Guard Malcolm Delaney. Delaney is 3rd in […]
Maryland 11-5 (1-2 in the ACC), takes on Villanova 15-1 (4-0 in Big East).