The Phoenix Suns chose Ukrainian center Alex Len with the fifth overall pick in the NBA draft, passing on Nerlens Noel and Ben McLemore.
Top-seeded Maryland will play ACC rival North Carolina in the national championship Sunday.
Rob Pannell had four goals and three assists, Steve Mock also scored four goals, and Cornell surprised No. 6 seed Maryland 16-8 Sunday in the NCAA men’s lacrosse tournament.
Maryland football has struggled to recruit against the Big Ten Conference for years, but head coach Randy Edsall insists he knows the secret to changing the school’s perception with hometown recruits, and it’s hidden deep in the Terrapins’ backyard.
Terps fans remember Drew Nicholas as the player who carried Maryland through an identity crisis during the down year following the school’s sole National Championship in basketball, and as the point guard who hit that impossible buzzer beater to keep them alive in the NCAA tournament the same year. Can you believe it’s been 10 years? He can’t either.
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.
Nick Faust had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Maryland used a strong second half to defeat Niagara 86-70 Tuesday night in the opening round of the NIT.
Maryland is excited to be back in the postseason, even if it means playing in the NIT. There once was a time when the Terrapins were regulars in the NCAA tournament, but the program is currently in a rebuilding phase.
North Carolina and its four-guard lineup have a chance at another Atlantic Coast Conference championship — thanks in part to a Maryland guard whose last-gasp shot fell way short.
Wells scored a career-high 30 points and Maryland upset the Blue Devils 83-74 on Friday night in the ACC tournament quarterfinals.