Maryland vs Old Dominion

Maryland played one of their best games in years last week as they routed and undermanned FIU squad.  The tune ups continue today as Old Dominion comes to Byrd.  As far as I'm concerned, games like this only offer negative consequences.  No one gives you credit for a win and a loss can ruin the season.

ODU is much better than FIU so the test will be a bit stiffer.  They have a "prolific" passing attack and gave East Carolina a test last week.  They will put points on the board against the Terps.  That shouldn't concern Coach Edsall too much.  The Terps offense proved that they can score quite easily as well and methinks the ODU defense will have their hands full.

I expect a two-touchdown win but a three TD spread would be preferred.  The real season begins next week.

Author: Jeremy | 9/7/2013 8:44:42 AM | Tags: game thread, football |

Terps Open Football Season vs FIU

The prognosticators don't know exactly what to make of the Terps final season in the ACC. Surely, Maryland will have better luck and less injuries.  CJ Brown is the undisputed starter.  Far be from me to question the coaching staff about that decision since I haven't been at practice or seen any of our QBs throw a pass all summer.  That said, I do [...] Read More »

Author: Jeremy | 8/31/2013 8:45:54 AM | Tags: football, game thread |

Trayvon Reed Officially Commits To Terps

2014 Top 100 recruit and 7 foot tall center, Trayvon Reed has committed to the University of Maryland today.  Reports are coming in from all over that he has verball committed to the Terps. Reed would be Turgeon's third top 100 recruit in the class of 2014.  Gone are the days when Gary Williams was picking through 3 star guys with no national ra [...] Read More »

Author: Jeremy | 8/22/2013 9:54:56 AM | Tags: recruiting, basketball, trayvon reed |

Is Alex Len Really Going To Be Picked #1?

I feel compelled to address the groundswell of news reports that Alex Len is about to be drafted #1 by the Cleveland Cavaliers this week.  While on one hand, getting picked #1 is great for Alex personally and a great advertisement for the program; I'm troubled.  Here how I see it playing out: 1.  He's not ready to contribute and Cleveland Stinks [...] Read More »

Author: Jeremy | 6/24/2013 2:04:03 PM | Tags: alex len, nba draft |

Dion Wiley Commits To Terps

Mark Turgeon nabbed another top 50 recruit today (no. 36 to be exact) as 2014 shooting guard, Dion Wiley committed to the Terps.  Add Wiley to fellow 2014 guard, PG Melo Trimble, and the Terps have their back court of the future in place. It's further evidence that Coach Turgeon has created a new level of expectations for the caliber of talent [...] Read More »

Author: Jeremy | 6/7/2013 1:20:38 PM | Tags: recruiting, basketball, 2014, shooting guard, dion wiley |

Bye Bye Alex Len

In a move the surprises absolutely no one, Alex Len is going declare himself eligible for the NBA Draft.  We've known this was going to happen back in November.  He will leave a large hole to fill, but Chuck Mitchell and Shaq Cleare are up to the challenge. I wish Alex the best although I'd be surprised if he sees the court much over the next tw [...] Read More »

Author: Jeremy | 4/14/2013 9:41:20 PM | Tags: alex len, nba draft |

Pe'Shon Howard To Transfer

I can't say that this news comes as a shock but Pe'Shon Howard has played his last game in a Maryland uniform.  On one hand, I'm sad because Howard is a great kid who caught a few bad breaks with injuries.  On the other hand, I think that his departure is a signal that Turgeon intends to upgrade the PG position NEXT SEASON. Yes, freshman Rod [...] Read More »

Author: Jeremy | 4/8/2013 3:27:11 PM | Tags: pe shon howard, transfers, basketball |

NIT Semifinals - Terps v Iowa

Perhaps this is a bad question to ask on the eve of the NIT Semifinals; but I'm wondering what Terp fans prefer the most?  A first round loss in the NCAA Tournament or the NIT Championship?  For me, it's all about getting to the Dance; but the merits of a deep run in the NIT are clear:  freshman and sophomores get a taste of the postseason agai [...] Read More »

Author: Jeremy | 4/1/2013 7:55:27 PM | Tags: nit, semis, msg, basketball |

NIT Quarterfinals: Maryland vs Alabama

Tonight's game provides a valuable test for the Terps.  Mark Turgeon definitely wants this. I can guarantee you that.  After the season ending debacle at Virginia; the young Terps desperately need to have the experience of a road win as we look toward next season. Neutral sites are one thing, but winning  on the road is the difference between a [...] Read More »

Author: Jeremy | 3/26/2013 10:14:17 AM | Tags: basketball, alabama, nit |

10 Years Ago This Week

I thought I'd pass along a great story on Drew Nicholas.  He' come back to the States after an extremely successful international career. It's in its entirety below: DREW NICHOLAS AUTHORED ONE OF THE GREAT NCAA TOURNEY BUZZER BEATERS FOR MARYLAND 10 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK   Chicago, IL - Ten years and some 750,000 YouTube views later, o [...] Read More »

Author: Jeremy | 3/24/2013 8:01:12 PM | Tags: drew nicholas, basketball, ncaa tournament, uncw |
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