No. 4 Syracuse blew most of a 12-point lead in the last 8 minutes and used one final defensive stop to squeeze past Maryland 57-55 on Monday night and end a two-game losing streak.
Maryland had two chances in the final seconds to walk out of Cameron Indoor Stadium with a win one last time.
Maryland point guard Seth Allen’s true value is being revealed by his absence. He broke his left foot in practice on Oct. 29 and figures to miss at least another month.
A track record of mediocrity didn’t prevent the brash Left Driesell from declaring Maryland the “UCLA of the East” when he took over the program.
President Barack Obama might consider a career in coaching or motivational speaking after he’s done with his second term.
President Barack Obama and the first family plan to continue their annual rite of watching the Oregon State University basketball team play a game in the Washington region.
After the Lady Terps reached the Sweet 16 with an injury-decimated team last year, there’s a feeling that this could again be a special season in College Park.
Alex Len finished with 15 points and 13 rebounds and had a key block in the final seconds to help Maryland escape with a 58-57 victory over Alabama on Tuesday night in the NIT quarterfinals.
Maryland used a small lineup to mount a big comeback in a 62-52 victory over Denver on Thursday night in the second round of the NIT.
Dez Wells scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half and Maryland beat pesky Wake Forest 75-62 on Thursday night in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.