Maryland Rumors & News

  • Terps basketball picks up commitment from four-star guard Aaron Wiggins

    Washington Post "Maryland basketball added the first piece to its crucial 2018 recruiting class on Saturday, receiving a commitment from North Carolina guard prospect Aaron Wiggins. Considered one of Maryland’s top priorities in the current recruiting cycle, the 6-foot-6, 180-pound Wiggins took his official..." June 04

  • Justin Jackson heading back to Maryland for sophomore campaign

    Land of 10 "According to FanRag Sports’ Jon Rothstein, Maryland forward Justin Jackson is expected to return to school for his sophomore season. Jackson made his decision just in time, as the deadline to withdraw from the list is slated for Wednesday, May 24. He originally declared for the NBA draft..." May 23

  • Roy Williams: Maryland president's death penalty comments make him a 'double idiot'

    CBS Sports "North Carolina coach Roy Williams predictably didn't take fondly to Maryland president Wallace Loh's recent comments. On SiriusXM College Sports Nation, Williams was asked on Wednesday morning if winning the 2017 national title had "special significance" given the backdrop of the NCAA's..." April 12

  • Maryland president: Would expect shutdown of UNC over academic allegations

    ESPN "Maryland president Wallace Loh says he would expect North Carolina to get the "death penalty" over the academic allegations that have hung over the athletic program since 2010. "As president, I sit over a number of dormant volcanoes," Loh said during a University of Maryland senate meeting..." April 11

  • Melo Trimble Declaring for NBA Draft, Signing with Agent

    247 Sports "Melo Trimble is leaving Maryland. The Terps' junior point guard has decided to forego his final year of college eligibility and declare for the NBA Draft, multiple sources confirmed to InsideMDSports. Unlike last year, when he tested the waters before withdrawing his name and returning to..." March 29

  • Bluiett lifts No. 11 Xavier past No. 6 Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- As Xavier guard Trevon Bluiett watched yet another 3-pointer find the bottom of the net, he turned back upcourt with one hand in the air to signal what everyone else in the Amway Center already knew. After a dismal first half, the team's leading scorer was spurring one of..." March 16

  • Northwestern eliminates No. 25 Maryland in Big Ten

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The carpet was blue and the walls were painted white in the Northwestern locker room after Friday night's quarterfinal game against No. 25 Maryland in the Big Ten Conference quarterfinals. But the purple reign of the Wildcats was in vogue, as Northwestern silenced a..." March 11

  • Trimble lifts Maryland past Michigan State

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Melo Trimble, in perhaps his last home game, had 16 points and made a 3-pointer with two seconds left as host Maryland defeated Michigan State 63-60 on Saturday at Xfinity Center in Big Ten Conference play at College Park, Md. Freshman forward Nick Ward of Michigan State had a..." March 04

  • Maryland halts three-game slide

    The Sports Xchange "Melo Trimble paced a balanced attack with 11 points and seven assists and Maryland snapped a three-game skid with a 79-59 win over Rutgers on Tuesday night at Louis Brown Athletic Center in Piscataway, N.J. Ivan Bender added 10 points off the bench and Damonte Dodd had nine points and seven..." February 28

  • No. 24 Maryland stumbles again against Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The University of Maryland honored the 2002 national championship team, along with the 2001 Final Four squad, during halftime of Saturday's game against Iowa. The current squad, which may have overachieved early in the season, is now trying to find its way in a season..." February 25

  • Minnesota wins sixth straight, upsets No. 24 Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- It has been a bumpy season for Akeem Springs, the redshirt senior guard for Minnesota. The Illinois native entered Wednesday averaging less than 10 points per game, but once again he came through big against No. 24 Maryland. Springs, who made just his 10th start,..." February 22

  • No. 11 Wisconsin rallies to beat No. 23 Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- Senior forward Nigel Hayes and sophomore forward Ethan Happ made the most of their time in the paint for No. 11 Wisconsin against Maryland. Hayes posted a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Badgers rallied to a 71-60 win over No. 23 Maryland on Sunday..." February 19

  • Trimble's career-high 32 points leads No. 23 Maryland over Northwestern

    The Sports Xchange "EVANSTON, Ill. -- Melo Trimble had a career night and his Maryland teammates made sure Northwestern couldn't muster an effective response on Wednesday. Trimble scored a career-high 32 points to lead the No. 23 Terrapins (22-4, 10-3) to a 74-64 Big Ten victory over the Wildcats at Welsh-Ryan..." February 15

  • No. 21 Maryland withstands Ohio State comeback

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- It has been a rough few days for the Ohio State basketball team, who played Saturday at No. 21 Maryland without sophomore guard JaQuan Lyle and reserve junior forward Keita Bates-Diop. The lack of depth certainly hurt the Buckeyes as No. 21 Maryland ran up a 16-point..." February 11

  • Stevens leads Penn State over No. 21 Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Saturday was a low point for Penn State, which took a demoralizing loss to last-place Rutgers. However, the young Nittany Lions turned their frustrations into two fiery practices on Sunday and Monday and a convincing 70-64 win over No. 21 Maryland in Big Ten action on..." February 07

  • No. 23 Purdue slips past No. 17 Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- There was no player happier that Purdue came back for a rare road victory than Isaac Haas, who had an eventful final few minutes for the Boilermakers on Saturday. The 7-foot-2 junior center from Hokes Bluff, Ala., was called for a foul with 5:36 left and then was hit..." February 04

  • A quiet Final Four contender, Maryland has everyone fooled -- including Vegas

    CBS Sports "Never until this season has Maryland won 20 of its first 22 games. Hell, Maryland had never won 17 of its first 19 games, or 18 of its first 20, or 19 of its first 21. This is, by far, the best start in program history. But nobody outside of College Park seems to be taking the Terps seriously,..." February 01

  • Jackson pushes No. 17 Maryland past Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Freshman Justin Jackson is on a roll, and so is 17th-ranked Maryland. However, when it came down to crunch time on Tuesday night at Value City Arena, Melo Trimble took charge, stepping up as he normally does with the game on the line to steer Maryland to its seventh..." January 31

  • Refreshed freshmen lead No. 22 Maryland over Minnesota

    The Sports Xchange "MINNEAPOLIS -- Maryland coach Mark Turgeon broke from his standard practice schedule before the No. 22-ranked Terrapins were set to play in Minnesota on Saturday. Turgeon had seen some of his freshmen struggle in a home win against Rutgers on Tuesday, so Turgeon gave the players two days..." January 28

  • No. 22 Maryland makes its way past Rutgers

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland junior point guard Melo Trimble has still not missed a game in his three seasons with the Terrapins. But he came close. Trimble, who was sick and missed practice Monday, had 17 points, six rebounds and four assists in 34 minutes as No. 22 Maryland held off..." January 24

  • No. 25 Maryland fights back to defeat Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Despite blowing a 13-point second-half lead, No. 25 Maryland proved to be a legit Big Ten title contender Thursday night, clawing back in the closing minutes to defeat Iowa 84-76 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Terrapins (17-2, 5-1 Big Ten) took sole possession of first place..." January 19

  • Brantley sparks Maryland to comeback win vs. Illinois

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Jaylen Brantley came off the bench to spark a second-half comeback that led Maryland to a 62-56 victory over Illinois on Saturday night at State Farm Center. Brantley, who had yet to score in the game, reeled off 10 straight points in a three-minute stretch to turn a 41-36..." January 14

  • Trimble, Cowan help Maryland defeat Indiana

    The Sports Xchange "Junior point guard Melo Trimble had 18 points and freshman guard Anthony Cowan added 15 points as Maryland defeated Indiana 75-72 in a Big Ten Conference game on Tuesday between schools who have fallen out of the Top 25 since the start of the season. Maryland freshman guard Kevin Huerter hit..." January 11

  • Hot-shooting Maryland topples Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "Senior Damonte Dodd and freshman Justin Jackson each scored 15 points to lead Maryland to a 77-70 road win at Michigan in a Big Ten contest on Saturday at Ann Arbor, Mich. Maryland shot 51.9 percent from the field (28 of 54) and was 66.7 percent from 3-point range (10 of 15) to improve to..." January 07

  • Webster's layup lifts Nebraska over Maryland

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Tai Webster hit a driving layup with 31.2 seconds remaining to lead Nebraska to its second consecutive road upset, 67-65 at Maryland on Sunday afternoon as the surprising Cornhuskers moved to 2-0 in Big Ten play. Webster, who had 18 points, scored Nebraska's last seven points,..." January 01

  • Trimble leads Maryland past Illinois

    The Sports Xchange "Melo Trimble scored 11 of his 20 points in the second half and reserve Jaylen Brantley added 13 points as Maryland posted an 84-59 victory over Illinois on Tuesday in the Big Ten opener for both teams at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Md. Freshman guard Anthony Cowan and freshman..." December 27