Most of the claims in a lawsuit by a former Xavier University basketball player accusing the school and its president of damaging his reputation by expelling him for what he says was a false rape accusation will proceed to trial, a judge ruled on Wednesday. Dez Wells now plays for the University of Maryland.
Pendarvis Williams scored 22 points and fourth-seeded Norfolk State pulled out a 78-74 win over 13th-seeded Maryland-Eastern Shore in the first-round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament on Monday after losing a 23-point second-half lead.
Maryland closed out its 61st and final Atlantic Coast Conference regular season in stunning fashion, outlasting No. 5 Virginia 75-69 in overtime Sunday to end the Cavaliers’ 13-game winning streak.
Jerrelle Benimon scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as No. 2 seed Towson took down seventh-seeded James Madison 80-71 Saturday in the quarterfinal round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.
Alyssa Thomas wasn’t in position to appreciate setting Maryland’s career scoring record, not after the No. 8 Terrapins’ quick exit from their final Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Peter Hooley scored a career-high 30 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead fourth-seeded Albany to an 86-56 rout of fifth-seeded Maryland Baltimore County in the America East tournament quarterfinals Saturday.
Baltimore scores, landing a large college basketball tournament.
It’s conference tournament week in women’s basketball with the NCAA tournament about two weeks away. Maryland’s Alyssa Thomas is among six players to watch among the top leagues in tournament action.
Three points at a time, Maryland turned a halftime deficit against last-place Virginia Tech into the foundation of a blowout victory.
Jamie Adams scored 23 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer, to lift Florida A&M to a 78-73 victory over Morgan State on Monday night.
Clemson’s Damarcus Harrison knew coming in he’d have to make an important shot. He just didn’t think he’d have to wait nearly 49 minutes to do it.
Corban Wroe scored 21 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Hartford to a 67-56 win over Maryland-Baltimore County on Sunday.