The Madness is officially underway. The first round–or “First Four”–is done and over with and we now have a set field of 64 teams who one way or another have proven they are worthy to be part of the NCAA tournament.
It’s every basketball fan’s dream to hit a shot as the clock ticks down to zero. Just look at any kid playing in their driveway or a park and you’ll hear a kid counting down as they dribble “three…two…one” and then launch a shot and once it’s through the net, the mock celebration begins. Read More »
After being one of the most sought after recruits in recent Maryland Terrapins history, the Maryland native Dion Wiley is looking to make an impact at College Park next season. A part of a recruiting class that has potential to propel the Terps in Big Ten play next season, Dion Wiley is more than ready to put a stamp on the program. A 6-4 shooting guard, rated by ESPN as the No. 48 prospect in the class of 2014, Wiley is an Oxon Hill, Md. native and played his high school basketball at Potomac High School before signing with Maryland last summer. Read More »
The college basketball season officially kicked off last week, and with the load of talent and hundreds of games being televised, it’s going to be tough to sort through the top games to watch this season. Don’t sweat it. That’s why I’m here. Read More »
5. Phoenix: Alex Len â€“ Maryland
19 years old, Sophomore
Even though we compared Len to Big Z earlier in the draft process, he also reminds us a lot of Pau Gasol. He’s long and athletic, and can do basically everything outside of pass the ball like the Spaniard. It’ll be interesting to see if he can dominate night in and night out at the next level… because the dude couldn’t even do it in college. Read More »
Injury prone or not, Alex Len can bang with the best of them in college basketball. Len proved his dominance this season, averaging 11.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game while recording a PER of 24.04. These are some impressive numbers for the 7-1 Ukraine center. Read More »
We’re only a few days away from one of the best weekends in college basketball. With Louisville, Michigan, Wichita State and Syracuse set to go to battle this weekend, expect to hear a whole lot of Cinderella, zone defense and Trey Burke talk. It’s inevitable. Hopefully, the games live up to the billing. But in all likelihood, none of them will make this list. Read More »
Tonight, the University of Maryland will name the floor of the Comcast Center basketball arena Gary Williams Court to honor the legendary basketball coach before their game against Duke. In recognition of Coach Williams’ achievements and his role in supporting the Under Armour brand, UA developed three special sneakers to commemorate the court dedication. Check ‘em out: Read More »
Before cameras on cell phones and the advent of Flip cams, normally what happened in a gym stayed there. There was no export to YouTube or Facebook option, and if something went down, it was between the people involved and whomever was there to witness it. So when rising senior Steve Blake and incoming freshman John Gilchrist got into it on July 2, 2002 during a pickup game at University of Maryland’s Cole Field House after Gary Williams Basketball Camp, word travelled fast, but that was about it. Nine years later, we have video. Read More »
If there’s a college basketball program in need of a jumpstart it’s the Maryland Terrapins. And what better way to spend a summer open practice in College Park than competing against John Wall, Michael Beasley and DeMarcus Cousins. You gotta think that new coach Mark Turgeon is happy with the results…
Despite what you may think, most NBA players don’t set sail for the Caribbean once the season ends; many head back to school and live in the gym. This is definitely the case for Maryland alumnus Greivis Vasquez, who despite having a successful rookie season in Memphis, is doing whatever it takes to get better. With that, watch Greivis workout with Terps strength and conditioning coach Paul Ricci and skills specialist David Adkins.