COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — Head coach Mark Turgeon and Director of Athletics Damon Evans formally presented the Maryland Terrapins men’s basketball team with its 2020 Big Ten Championship rings in a ceremony at the XFINITY Center Friday evening.
Maryland defeated Michigan 83-70 in their final game of the season on March 8 to clinch a share of the title. The game would end up being the team’s last of the season due to the coronavirus pandemic.READ MORE: Car Strikes Ambulance On Baltimore Beltway In Rosedale
The four colors of the Maryland flag are represented on the ring.READ MORE: Father-Son Duo Completes Grueling Kayak Journey Down The Chesapeake Bay
A replica image of the Big Ten Conference Championship trophy adorned with a net is featured, marking the first in Maryland men’s basketball history.MORE NEWS: Amid Questions About ASPCA Spending, Maryland Group Stresses Its Independence
Maryland put together one of the team’s best seasons in recent memory this past year, finishing 24-7 with a 14-6 mark in the Big Ten to capture the program’s first-ever Big Ten Championship.