It’s a matchup that’s about as intriguing as it gets in the second round of the women’s NCAA tournament: unbeaten Princeton against top-seeded Maryland, champions of the Big Ten.
Secrets will be scarce when fifth-seeded West Virginia takes on fourth-seeded Maryland on Sunday night in the Midwest Regional with a Sweet 16 berth riding on the outcome.
President Barack Obama says compensation for college athletes would “ruin the sense of college sports.”
Following his futile attempt to stop Maryland center Brionna Jones from using her size and weight to dominate both ends of the court, New Mexico State coach Mark Trakh found it easy to explain what went wrong.
Varun Ram played 13 seconds of Maryland’s first NCAA Tournament game since 2010 and with one timely swipe earned a place in Terrapins’ history.
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).
For three days this week, I told anyone who would listen that schools in the Big 12 were vastly overseeded by the selection committee of the NCAA Tournament.
It never fails. March Madness is the best time of the year to be wrong.
Excitement is building in College Park. March Madness is taking over as the Maryland women’s basketball team gets ready to take on New Mexico State Saturday.
March Madness is underway. In less than 24 hours, the University of Maryland men’s basketball team will play their first NCAA Tournament game in five years.
Thursday is something of a national holiday for American sports fans, when office productivity plummets. The NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship, also known as March Madness or the Big Dance, begins in earnest.