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.
Alyssa Thomas scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in her final home game as No. 9 Maryland defeated Virginia Tech 87-48 on Sunday.
Troy Snyder scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Maryland-Eastern Shore handed Coppin State its fifth-straight conference loss with a 68-67 victory on Saturday.