College Sports Archive: January / February 2011
Terps' Big Dance Chance Fading
Terrell Stoglin scored a career-high 28 points and Jordan Williams grabbed a career-best 19 boards, but it wasn't enough to get the Terps a much-needed win over UNC.
LAX: Jays, Terps, Greyhounds Stay Undefeated
While Maryland, Loyola and Johns Hopkins stayed undefeated, not all local men's lacrosse teams had a good weekend. Check out the highs and lows from the second weekend of the lacrosse season.
Terps Push Past Florida State
He may not have scored 25 points for a third-straight game, but Terrell Stoglin was once again the engine that kept the Terps' offense going, scoring a game-high 17 points to lead Maryland against Florida State, 78-62.
• ACC Notebook: Duke Wins Behind Hot-Shooting Singler
Terps' McDowell Named ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
University of Maryland senior defender Caitlin McDowell has been named the 2010 Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Stoglin Named ACC Rookie Of Week
One day after helping lead Maryland to a crucial 87-80 victory over NC State, Terrell Stoglin was named the ACC Rookie of the Week.
Stevenson Tops Mary Washington, 19-3
Jimmy Dailey had four goals and four assists as the Mustangs dominated the Mary Washington Eagles, 19-3, at Stevenson's home opener.
Terps Face Yet Another Must-Win
The Terps may be getting tired of hearing the phrase "must-win," but that's the fate they've played to this season, and it continues tonight against Florida State.
Kristy Black Grows Into Terps Star
Among the familiar faces in the lineup for the defending national champion Terrapins is Kristy Black, who grew up in Howard County in a house of athletes.
Loyola Edges Navy, 9-8
It was a "tale of two halves" as the Loyola Greyhounds came back from a 7-3 first-half deficit to defeat the Navy Midshipmen, 9-8.
• Johns Hopkins Knocks Off Towson; Maryland and UMBC Win
Terps To Honor Vasquez, 2001 Final Four Team
As the Terps look to return to winning ways, Maryland will also be looking back at two bright spots in the school’s basketball history.
Hokies Deal Terps Tough Loss
Following Maryland's 91-83 loss to Virginia Tech, the Terps' postseason date may be the NIT instead of the NCAA Tournament.
Lax Is Back: 2011 College Lacrosse Preview
PressBox previews the local 2011 college lacrosse season, with a look at the outlook for Johns Hopkins, Loyola, Maryland, Navy, Towson and UMBC.
• Overview | Johns Hopkins | Loyola | Maryland | Navy | Towson | UMBC
The 15: Top College Lax Teams
Lacrosse season is just getting started, but in three short months the NCAA Men's Final Four will be held at M&T Bank Stadium May 28-30. Here is PressBox's ranking of the top 15 teams in the country, all fighting for the chance to travel to Charm City later this year.
Terps Face Tough Opposition In Drive For Big Dance Slot
As the stretch run approaches, the Terps find themselves embroiled in a nationwide battle for a spot within the NCAA Tournament's expanded field of 68.
Snow Or No, Stickers All Set To Take Field
The local college lacrosse schedule starts in earnest on Feb. 19, when longstanding rivals Johns Hopkins and Towson meet at Johnny Unitas Stadium and Navy travels to Loyola.
Q&A: Maryland Lacrosse Coach, John Tillman
PressBox recently caught up with new Terrapins lacrosse coach John Tillman to learn more about why he left Harvard, the type of player he is seeking and his conversations with Gary Williams and other coaching comrades at Maryland.
Terps-Hokies Has Must-Win Feel
Just three days after falling to Boston College, Maryland heads to Blacksburg with a 5-5 conference mark and stuck in a four-team logjam in the ACC standings.
Bubble Team Battles Heat Up
As the season comes to a quick close, the Terps will spend the next couple of weeks battling to stay on the inside of the NCAA tournament bubble.
Loyola's Drummond Grabs MAAC Honor
Loyola freshman guard Justin Drummond has been named the MAAC Rookie of the Week for the fourth time this season.
Terps Announce 2011 Football Schedule
The Miami Hurricanes will be the first of four teams to visit College Park to start the 2011 season.
Terps To Honor Vasquez
Greivis Vasquez, who thrilled Maryland basketball fans for four seasons with his electric style of play, will have his jersey honored at Comcast Center in a ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 20, when the Terrapins play host to N.C. State.
Gary Williams Passes Legendary John Wooden
Gary Williams passed the legendary John Wooden on the all-time wins list with 665 career victories after Maryland dismantled Longwood, 106-52.
Terps Face Final Non-Conference Foe
With ACC action heating up as March Madness quickly approaches, Maryland hosts Longwood Feb. 9 for the Terps' final non-conference contest of the season.
Terps Take ACC Respite With Win Over Wake
The Demon Deacons' visit to College Park was just what the doctor ordered for the Terps, and Maryland made easy work dispatching Wake Forest, 91-70.
• College Sports Roundup: Retrievers Fetch Rare Road Win
Powell Hired As Running Backs Coach
After four seasons at Clemson, Andre Powell has joined the Maryland Terrapins football staff as running backs coach.
Terps Fall Flat Against Duke
It was a night of lost opportunities for the Maryland Terrapins. Missed free throws, an inability to hit from beyond the arc and numerous failed shots inside the paint added up to an 80-62 loss to rival Duke.
Edsall Elated With Terps' Recruits
As he addressed the media to announce his first recruiting class as Maryland's coach, Randy Edsall expressed optimism that his newly added recruits would play a major role in helping the Terps go from good to great.
Maryland D-Coordinator Jumps Ship
Maryland defensive coordinator Don Brown has left the Terrapins to assume the same position at the University of Connecticut.
Maryland-Duke Hype Heats Up
Last year in College Park, Maryland topped then-No. 4 Duke, 79-72. The Terps host the Blue Devils Feb. 2, but can they pull off the upset again?
Terps Swat Yellow Jackets
Jordan Williams scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Maryland to a 74-63 win over George Tech.
• Loyola's Drummond Earns MAAC Honor | Rudolph Leads Loyola Over Iona
Terps Down Virginia, 66-42
Jordan Williams' consecutive double-doubles streak came to an end in Charlottesville, but there were no complaints in the Terps locker room as Maryland rolled to a 66-42 win.
Towson's Losing Streak Hits Nine
The Towson Tigers' losing streak stretched to nine games with an 84-58 victory loss to George Mason.
Terps Want Win In Williams' 700th
Gary Williams will coach his 700th Maryland game Jan. 27 when the Terps travel to Virginia to face the Cavaliers in a battle between two teams trying to escape the logjam in the middle of the ACC standings.
Tigers Set To Celebrate National Signing Day
For football coach Rob Ambrose and the Tiger coaching staff, Wednesday, Feb. 2, is the date when they find out how many names on their recruiting list will be attending Towson University.
ACC: New Terps Record For Williams
With 16 points and 11 rebounds against Clemson, sophomore Jordan Williams notched his 13th straight double-double, eclipsing Len Elmore's school record of 12 set at the end of the 1974 season.
Hokies Hand Terps Third ACC Loss
Virginia Tech opened with a 12-0 run and never looked back, topping the Terps, 74-57, Jan. 20 to hand Maryland its third ACC loss in four tries.
Hoops Notebook: Loyola Wins Fourth Straight
Catch up with a roundup of local men's college basketball scores from Jan. 20-23 and a look at what's ahead.
Terrapins Ready For Main Event
Navigating an ACC schedule is one of the most daunting tasks in college basketball, and 15 of the Terps' final 17 regular season contests are against conference foes.
• Q&A: Sean Mosley, Maryland Terrapins Guard
Edsall Completes Football Staff
On Randy Edsall's Maryland football coaching staff, Gary Crowton will be the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, Todd Bradford will oversee the inside linebackers and John Dunn will instruct the tight ends.
Crowton Is New Terps' Coordinator
LSU offensive coordinator Gary Crowton confirmed he has left the Tigers to take over the same position at Maryland under new head coach Randy Edsall, according to a report in the Baton Rouge Advocate.
• Brattan Set To Return To Terps Staff
Terps' Scott Sees Draft Stock Fall
Matt Zenitz takes a quick look at some players whose play has vaulted them up draft boards across the NFL, and others (including Maryland's Da'Rel Scott) whose stock has fallen.
• Matt Zenitz's NFL Draft Board
Bill Nelson Reaches Milestone At Hopkins
Longtime Johns Hopkins University basketball coach Bill Nelson is the 29th coach in NCAA Division III history to win 500 games.
Maryland Looks For First ACC Win
Maryland can't afford a letdown against Wake Forest as the Terps try to notch their first ACC win of the season and avoid an early third defeat within the conference.
Terps Prepped for Two Hard-Hitters
It's prime time for the Maryland men's basketball team. In the span of six days, the Terrapins will meet two of the nation's best -- top-ranked Duke Blue Devils Jan. 9 and seventh-ranked Villanova Jan. 15.
Edsall: Terps Job 'Dream Come True'
Former Connecticut coach Randy Edsall was introduced Jan. 3 as the Terrapins' new head coach, a position he called "a dream come true."
• This Week In College Football History: 'Canes Stomp Huskers For Fifth Title
Maryland Hires UConn's Edsall
Randy Edsall, who spent the last 12 years taking the University of Connecticut from Division I-AA status (now FCS) to five bowl games, including a BCS contest, has been named Maryland's head football coach.
• Steve Jones: Is Edsall Really An Upgrade Over Friedgen?
Dobbs Invited To All-Star Game
Navy senior quarterback Ricky Dobbs has been invited to play in the East-West Shrine All-Star Game, which will take place Jan. 22 at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando.
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