Is the best yet to come from Turgeon and the Terps? Bob Haynie talks about the fluctuation of talent through the Maryland basketball program.
Almost anything can happen when fifth-seeded West Virginia takes on fourth-seeded Maryland on Sunday night for a spot in the Sweet 16.
Maryland is in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2010, and the first time under coach Mark Turgeon, who took Wichita to the round of 16 in 2006 and went to the second round four straight seasons with Texas A&M.
The Terps first NCAA tournament game under Mark Turgeon has them in Columbus Friday afternoon facing Horizon League champion Valparaiso (4:40 tip, 105.7 The Fan).
Layman, who averages 12.8 point per game, scored only 16 points combined in Maryland two Big Ten Tourney games against Indiana and Michigan State.
Maryland received its official introduction to the Big Ten in late December with a thrilling victory at perennial conference heavyweight Michigan State.
Maryland’s stellar first season in the Big Ten afforded it a short rest before it opens play in the conference tournament.
Wells put the team on his back late in the second half as the Maryland Terrapins earned a 60-50 victory at the Louis Brown Athletic Center.
The No. 10 Terrapins can notch a sixth straight win Tuesday night when they go on the road to try to hand one of major college basketball’s worst teams its 13th straight loss.
Locked in a three-way tie for second place in the Big Ten, No. 16 Maryland heads into the home stretch of the regular season with a decidedly favorable schedule.
Dez Wells scored 22 points, Melo Trimble added 20 and No. 19 Maryland used strong shooting in the second half to scramble past Penn State 76-73 Saturday night.
It was only fitting that a game featuring 18 lead changes and seven ties came down to the final shot.