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No. 19 Maryland tops South Carolina-Upstate 67-57

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Freshman Melo Trimble earned his first double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds as No. 19 Maryland overcame a halftime deficit to pull away from South Carolina-Upstate 67-57 on Saturday. Jake Layman scored 17 points and Evan Smotrycz added 10 for the Terrapins (10-1). Upstate was attempting to beat its first AP Top 25 opponent in Division I school history...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Winthrop-Maryland Preview

Things didn't go as planned for Maryland in its Top 25 debut under coach Mark Turgeon, but he feels it could be a good learning experience. Still trying to adjust without star Dez Wells, the 21st-ranked Terrapins may again be missing another key player as they try to bounce back from their first defeat Saturday against visiting Winthrop. Senior forward Evan Smotrycz tweaked his left...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia overcomes injury and injustice, defeat Terps

Evan Nolte summed it up well... “My high school coach used to say, `The best sound on the road is silence,’ ” UVa forward Evan Nolte said, smiling. This is doubly true for games at Maryland, where they throw things at the floor, yell obscenities, and class up injury timeouts with chants like “no means no.” Our guys stuck it out through a rash of foul trouble (eight...
Via SCACC Hoops
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Terps (5-0) Off To Great Start

Maryland basketball is off to a 5-0 start and it has not come against cupcakes. The Terrapins capturing the CBE Classic in Kansas City with wins over Arizona State and #13 Iowa State. CBE Classic CHAMPS! Terps drop No. 13 Iowa State 72-63 to move to 5-0 on the year! #WeWill A photo posted by @terrapinhoops on Nov 11, 2014 at 8:38pm PST The unbeaten start is the best for the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Turgeon starts anew at Maryland in Big Ten debut

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Mark Turgeon's fourth season at Maryland is shrouded by uncertainty. For one thing, the Terrapins are preparing to play basketball in the Big Ten for the first time. More importantly, Turgeon and his squad have a big adjustment to make after five players transferred during the offseason - including starters Seth Allen, Charles Mitchell and Nick Faust. Dez...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland Terps forward Evan Smotrycz out 4-6 weeks

Photo: zimbio.com The University of Maryland announced Sunday that the Terps will be without forward Evan Smotrycz for 4-6 weeks with a fractured foot. This is a big blow for Maryland to take before the start of the season as Smotrycz was to be their starting power forward after averaging 11 points and 6 rebounds per game last season. Smotrycz was a 2012 transfer from Michigan and...
Via DC Sports-Kings
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

What are the Terrapins options with Evan Smotrycz out with a fractured left foot

An already shorthanded Maryland Terrapins team may have been dealt a blow to start the 2014-15 season, as senior Evan Smotrycz will be out four to six weeks with a fractured fifth metatarsal in his left foot the announced on Sunday evening. He will undergo surgery this week. Smotrycz was expected to start at power forward for Maryland, but with the expected recovery timetable he...
Via KCM Sports
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Super B1G Maryland Madness

The first Maryland Madness as a member of the Big Ten was held Friday night at the XFINITY Center. It was the first chance for fans to get a glimpse of the 2014-15 Maryland men’s and women’s basketball teams, as well as the brand new state-of-the-art video board in the XFINITY Center. Both teams also unveiling their new Under Armour uniforms. Big 10 basketball media day was also...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Basketball Preview: #9 Maryland Terrapins

Welcome to the league, Maryland.  Sorry all your players are leaving.  Ok not all, and there's still talent here, but five of the team's eight top scorers transferred out - not graduated, but transferred which is pretty weird.  They still retained scorers #1, #3, and #4 and bring in a nice recruiting class so they won't be at the bottom of the conference, but I don...
Via Down with Goldy
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College and Maryland Assistant Scott Spinelli In “Serious Talks”

Boston College is close to adding another member to its men’s basketball coaching staff. University of Maryland Assistant Coach Scott Spinelli is currently involved in “serious talks” for the assistant coach job at Boston College, according to the Washington Post. Spinelli is a native of Leominster, Mass. and attended Boston University, where he played spent four seasons on...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Fitting End To A Final ACC Season

A painful final season for Maryland in the Atlantic Coast Conference came to a fitting end on Thursday afternoon. Boris Bojanovsky threw down a dunk with 0.4 seconds left to give Florida State a 67-65 win over the Terrapins in second round play of the ACC tournament. The Terps (17-15) had staged a furious comeback, erasing an eleven point lead, eventually tying the game with two...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland Says Goodbye to ACC With Upset of #5 Virginia, 75-69 (OT)

  Photo Credit: wsbradio.com Welcome to March. In the world of college basketball, it usually means Senior Days, conference tournaments and milestone events. Maryland’s men’s team had a milestone to celebrate, its last regular season home game as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. After 61 seasons, the Terrapins are moving to the Big Ten later this year. Until the move...
Via DC Sports-Kings
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Notes: Wake Forest @ Maryland

Wake Forest at Maryland 2/18/2014 7:00:00 PM |  TV:RSN | LIVE STATSNCAAGameSim.com Simulation StatsThis game has been simulated 81 times.MD (2014) has won 65 times (80.2% of the time), won by > 20 pts 17 times (21.0% of the time)WF (2014) has won 16 times (19.8% of the time), won by > 20 pts 1 times (1.2% of the time)The average score is MD (2014): 73.9 - WF (2014): 64.5, decided by
Via SCACC Hoops
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A Final Goodbye (And Loss) @ UNC

The farewell tour continues for the Maryland Terrapins. Tuesday night in Chapel Hill, the Terps trailed 19-3 early and never could climb all the way back, falling 75-63. As the games final seconds ticked down, Tar Hell fans chanted “ACC, ACC, ACC” bidding the Terps good bye from Chapel Hill. Guard Marcus Paige led the Tar Heels (15-7, 5-4) with 25 points, while dishing out seven...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wells With the Game-Winner: The Terps Defeat Miami 74-71

Dez Wells/collegehoopsdigest.comMaryland came into tonight's game desperately needing a win over Miami (FL) to get back to .500 in ACC conference play. They faced a Hurricanes team that while not very deep, plays tremendous defense (No team in the ACC has scored 67 or more against them this season). The Terps were able to use a phenomenal second half to hold off the Canes 74-71 before...
Via College Hoops Digest
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Terps Edge Canes

It was a must win for Maryland and the Terrapins delivered on Wednesday night at the Comcast Center. Dez Wells scored all of his team high 21 points in the second half, the biggest coming on a three pointer with only seconds remaining, lifting Maryland over Miami 74-71. Maryland's Dez Wells Hits Game-Winning Shot vs Miami | ACC Must See Moment: http://t.co/TxaD8zcdgF via @youtube...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes squander late chance on road against Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Dez Wells scored all 21 of his points in the second half and drilled a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 5.9 seconds left to carry Maryland past Miami 74-71 Wednesday night. Limited to five minutes of playing time in the first half after picking up two quick fouls, Wells went 7-for-7 from the floor and 6-for-6 at the foul line over the final 20 minutes. The Terrapins...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wells leads Maryland over Miami 74-71

Dez Wells scored all 21 of his points in the second half and drilled a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 5.9 seconds left to carry Maryland past Miami 74-71 Wednesday night. Limited to five minutes of playing time in the first half after picking up two quick fouls, Wells went 7-for-7 from the floor and 6-for-6 at the foul line over the final 20 minutes. The Terrapins blew a 10-point lead...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland Inside and Out

I’ve written at least once this week, that I don’t think Pitt will look past Maryland. If for no other reason than the amount of friends and family that the players will have at the game. Whether it turns out those players press and try to do too much because of said friends and family are in attendance is something entirely different. Coach Dixon doesn’t seem to be pushing...
Via Pitt Blather
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Terps Fall One Last Time In Raleigh

——– NC State fans busted out an "ACC! ACC!" chant while beating Big Ten-bound Maryland: http://t.co/rEshMykf8q https://t.co/oji7MDWuic — SB Nation (@sbnation) January 21, 2014 With the win over Notre Dame still fresh in their minds, the Terrapins gave it all back in a 65-56 loss @ NC State. Never mind that the Wolfpack (12-7, 2-4) played without the ACC’s leading scorer...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Notes: Maryland @ FSU

Maryland at FSU 1/12/2014 8:00:00 PM |  TV:ESPNU | LIVE STATSNCAAGameSim.com Simulation StatsThis game has been simulated 83 times.FS (2014) has won 39 times (47.0% of the time), won by > 20 pts 3 times (3.6% of the time)MD (2014) has won 44 times (53.0% of the time), won by > 20 pts 5 times (6.0% of the time)The average score is FS (2014): 64.1 - MD (2014): 65.4, decided by
Via SCACC Hoops
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Maryland cruises past Georgia Tech 77-61

Nick Faust scored 16 points, and Maryland launched the home portion of its final trip through the Atlantic Coast Conference by defeating Georgia Tech 77-61 Saturday. The Terrapins never trailed in their seventh-straight home win over the Yellow Jackets. Maryland (10-5, 2-0) built a double-digit lead in the opening four minutes, upped the margin to 20 early in the second half and...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wells scores 18 as Maryland beats Tulsa 85-74

Dez Wells scored 18 points, Seth Allen added 15 in his season debut and Maryland overcame an early 15-point deficit to beat Tulsa 85-74 Sunday night. Wells went 7 for 10 from the floor and led the Terrapins with 10 rebounds. The junior forward also eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for his career. After missing 12 games with a broken left foot, Allen came off the bench to provide the...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston U Shocks Terps

Boston University got 25 points from D.J. Irving in a 83-77 upset of Maryland at the Comcast Center on Saturday afternoon. The Terriers (7-5) arrived in College Park with a three game losing streak, but took an early lead, then hit free throws down and held on for the upset win. Dez Wells led the Terps (8-5) with 18 points, while Evan Smotrycz added 15 points and 13 rebounds. Maryland...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston University shocks Maryland 83-77

Boston University got 25 points from D.J. Irving and displayed far more poise than Maryland down the stretch, surprising the Terrapins 83-77 Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak. The Terriers (7-5) blew a 10-point halftime lead before using a 13-3 run to go up 70-61 with 3:44 left. Maryland (7-5) had no answer and ended up with its third defeat in five games. Dom Morris...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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