Melo Trimble scored 21 points and Dez Wells made a big shot with 8.8 seconds left, helping No. 10 Maryland hold off Nebraska 64-61 on Sunday night.
Melo Trimble scored 26 points, including a pair of pivotal 3-pointers down the stretch, and No. 16 Maryland squeezed past Nebraska 69-65 Thursday night in the first-ever meeting between the teams.
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.
Maryland was uncharacteristically sloppy with the ball in a vital Big Ten matchup against Nebraska, leading to the Terrapins’ lowest offensive output of the season.
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 24, Laurin Mincy added 22 and No. 14 Maryland used a big second half on Saturday to beat 12th-ranked Nebraska 75-47.
A vigil will be held Friday for Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon from Maryland, who died after contracting Ebola earlier this month.
It is the second US Ebola death. Maryland Dr. Martin Salia died from advanced stages of Ebola early Monday morning in Nebraska. Doctors say they used every treatment available but the virus had progressed too far to save Salia.
This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.
Nebraska has three Heisman Trophy winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth Heisman winner.
October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.
A Nebraska man has been charged in connection with alleges sales of drugs, gun and counterfeit currency on the Silk Road website.
In the college ranks, I was 2 and 1 as Maryland and BYU handled their business against Old Dominion and Texas respectively. Unfortunately, Notre Dame couldn’t cover against Michigan.