Maryland Terrapins News
Kelsey Plum goes No. 1 in WNBA draft
Kelsey Plum went first in the WNBA draft Thursday. Then, South Carolina took over. Plum was taken No. 1 by the San Antonio Stars. The Washington guard finished her college career with an NCAA-record 3,527 points. The Stars had the worst record last season and held the top pick for the first time in
Baylor falls from the top four
It has been a strong four-team group for the past couple of weeks, but now it has been trimmed to three after Baylor lost at Texas Tech and at home against Kansas. Scott Drew's Bears fell from fourth to eighth, and the Pac-12 trio of UCLA, Oregon and Arizona all move up a spot. Most of the teams in
Duke's rally adds to ACC's crazy season
It's no secret -- particularly after Duke's Wednesday night win at Virginia , a good team posing a hostile environment -- that the Blue Devils have, like the mythical Stella, gotten their groove back. ? ESPN's Dana O'Neil provided a window into the nation's single most interesting team, and the
With Gottfried out, which coaches should NC State pursue?
It wasn't all that long ago that NC State fans and athletic director Debbie Yow were ecstatic with Mark Gottfried. He went to the NCAA tourney in each of his first four seasons and made it to the sweet 16 twice (2012 and 2015). But the last two years have been a train wreck in Raleigh. The Wolfpack
March is coming, so it's time to get some things straight
The Super Bowl was a prime example from the sadistic ground acquisition game of a principle The Bilastrator has been providing to you since The Bilas Index was charitably shared with you, the unwashed masses. It is beyond tempting to think of the Patriots' victory (in a game in which New England
The 10 teams with the toughest nonconference schedules in 2017
Ranking college football schedules in February is a lot like ranking teams. It's tricky. Nonetheless, we've taken our shot at ranking the 10 toughest nonconference schedules for the 2017 season among Power 5 teams. There are plenty of marquee games, especially in Week 1 , but the scheduling formula
Gonzaga for real? Kentucky a flop? True or false?
Remember when we knew everything? Remember that day? When so many thought Gonzaga would satisfy the naysayers with a surprising loss and Kentucky would skate to the SEC title and the ACC actually made sense and we had finally started to believe in Maryland again and West Virginia/Virginia seemed
Kansas ascends to No. 1 after high-profile win at Kentucky
It wasn't an easy decision to choose the No. 1 team in the country. Sure, Gonzaga is the only one without a blemish but the Zags haven't been tested like the others in the equation. After a road win at Rupp in Lexington, Kansas is most deserving of the top spot. Plenty of teams had rough weeks.
Wooden Watch: NBA scouts dish on nation's best
The winner of the Wooden Award might or might not go on to have a great NBA career. Trying to project success at the next level is not what the award is about. That said, the pro scouts have been watching these players throughout their careers. We asked several of them, speaking on the condition of
Can West Virginia, Gonzaga, Duke and others live up to the hype?
Forty years ago, Al McGuire's Marquette Warriors upset a heavily favored North Carolina squad led by All-American Phil Ford, who was backed by a crew that connected on 53.7 percent of its shots in 1976-77. "If you haven't broken your nose in basketball, you haven't really played," McGuire told