COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has added forward Patrick Emilien as a graduate transfer from St. Francis (New York).
The Terrapins announced the move Wednesday. Emilien averaged 12.5 points and 6.2 rebounds per game in 27 starts for the Terriers last season.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Guard Jahari Long is transferring from Seton Hall to Maryland, following in the footsteps of coach Kevin Willard.
The Terrapins hired Willard following the end of last season.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville basketball coach Kenny Payne has hired former Kansas great Danny Manning as an assistant, a month after he completed an interim stint at Maryland.
The 55-year-old Manning guided the Terrapins to a 15-17 finish after taking over for Mark Turgeon in December.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the past year, Temple has hired a new president, athletic director and football coach, all Black men.
The moves have made Temple just the second school that plays major college football to have an African-American in all three of those high-profile positions, along with Maryland.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Assistant Grant Billmeier is staying with coach Kevin Willard and joining his new staff at Maryland.
Billmeier was part of Willard’s staff at Seton Hall for 11 seasons.
Part of the NCAA Tournament's charm is that it can pit schools from different corners of the country against each other. Teams that might go years without scheduling each other during the regular season end up matched in some of the biggest games of the year.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland hired former Rhode Island basketball coach David Cox as an assistant.
The Terrapins announced the move Monday. Cox joins new Maryland coach Kevin Willard's staff.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland hired Tony Skinn as an assistant for new basketball coach Kevin Willard's staff.
The school announced the move Thursday.
Skinn spent this past season at Ohio State after working with Willard at Seton Hall prior to that.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kevin Willard can see the potential in Maryland's basketball program.
Now it's up to him to capitalize on it.
The Terrapins formally introduced Willard as their new coach Tuesday night, and the former Seton Hall coach made it clear why he was willing to go from a Big East job to this one.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts acquired quarterback Matt Ryan in a trade Monday with the Atlanta Falcons.
Indy will send a third-round pick, No. 82 overall, for the longtime Falcons star.
Kevin Willard and Maryland both achieved a degree of success over the past decade.
Now they're teaming up in the hope that bigger and better things are on the horizon.
Willard is taking over as Maryland's basketball coach after a dozen seasons at Seton Hall.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Freshman Max Christie scored 16 points, Gabe Brown added 13 points and No. 7 seed Michigan State nearly blew a 20-point second-half lead before holding off No. 10 seed Maryland 76-72 on Thursday night in the second round of the Big Ten Conference tournament.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gabe Brown and Malik Hall led a key second-half surge and Tom Izzo became the all-time Big Ten leader in career wins as Michigan State defeated Maryland 77-67 on Sunday.
With his 663rd win at Michigan State, Izzo passed Indiana’s Bob Knight for the most wins at a Big Ten school.
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Rick Pitino said Thursday he loves coaching at Iona and is committed to his players amid speculation he could be a candidate for the Maryland job.
“The University of Maryland is one of the premier institutions of higher learning,” Pitino said on Twitter.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Hakim Hart scored 19 points to lead a balanced Maryland attack that withstood an Xfinity Center-tying 39 points by Minnesota's Jamison Battle for an 84-73 win over the Golden Gophers on Wednesday night.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Fatts Russell matched his career high with 27 points, Eric Ayala scored 23 and Maryland took down No. 22 Ohio State 75-60 on Sunday.
The Terrapins (14-15, 6-12 Big Ten) had lost six of their previous eight.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Xavier Johnson scored 20 of his 24 points in the second half when Indiana pulled away from Maryland to win 74-64 on Thursday night and end a five-game losing streak.
Race Thompson added 19 points, 12 in the second half, and had a game-high nine rebounds.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Fatts Russell scored eight of his 18 points at the free-throw line with less than a minute to play and Maryland held off Penn State 67-61 on Monday night.
Maryland (13-14, 5-11 Big Ten Conference) didn't have a basket in the last 6:20 of the game and didn't score until Russell made the first of two free throws with 53 seconds remaining to put the Terps up 60-53.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Fatts Russell scored 23 points, leading six in double figures, and Maryland rolled through the second half to defeat Nebraska 90-74 on Friday night.
Maryland shot 73% through the first 10 minutes of the second half, turning a two-point halftime lead into a 73-54 advantage.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Trevion Williams blocked a layup try in the final seconds and No. 3 Purdue, boosted by Jaden Ivey’s go-ahead three-point play, held off Maryland 62-61 on Sunday.
Maryland’s Donta Scott drove hard to the basket from the right baseline, but Williams rejected the shot with 5 seconds left.
WEST LAFAYTTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue forward Trevion Williams credited pregame preparation for his game-saving block.
Williams rejected a layup try by Donta Scott in the final seconds and No. 3 Purdue, boosted by Jaden Ivey's go-ahead three-point play, held off Maryland 62-61 on Sunday.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Jordan Bohannon made a school-record 10 3-pointers in scoring all 30 of his points, Keegan Murray also had 30 points and Iowa routed Maryland 110-87 on Thursday night.
Bohannon led the way as Iowa (16-7, 6-6 Big Ten) tied the school record with 19 3-pointers.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — E.J. Liddell had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 16 Ohio State beat Maryland 82-67 on Sunday.
Ohio State (14-5, 7-3 Big Ten) led by as much as 22 points in the second half of its fourth victory in five games.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin Obanor had 17 points with five 3-pointers and 14th-ranked Texas Tech beat No. 23 Texas 77-64 on Tuesday night in Chris Beard’s return to an emotionally charged arena packed with fans who used to love the coach who took the Red Raiders to the national championship game only three years ago.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Michigan State has a deep rotation that allows coach Tom Izzo to mix and match his lineups, but the 13th-ranked Spartans still don't have a consistent, go-to scorer.
Perhaps it was no surprise, then, that a veteran reserve came through late in a raucous Big Ten road game against a Maryland squad that's played its best against ranked foes.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Race Thompson finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds, Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 17 with nine boards and Indiana rolled to a 68-55 victory over Maryland on Saturday.
Thompson and Jackson-Davis both made 7 of 12 shots from the floor for the Hoosiers (16-5, 7-4 Big Ten Conference).
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Fatts Russell scored a season-high 23 points, Eric Ayala added 22 and the two combined to bury 10 3-pointers to help Maryland past Rutgers 68-60 on Tuesday night.
Not until the end did the Scarlet Knights reduce their double-digit deficit which Maryland enforced most of the game.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kofi Cockburn's absence gives No. 17 Illinois another obstacle to overcome.
The Illini found out how difficult that might be when Donta Scott and Maryland dominated the paint.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson had 21 points, six rebounds and six assists and Michigan beat Maryland 83-64 on Tuesday night for its first win in a month.
It was the first win for the Wolverines (8-7, 2-3 Big 10 Conference) since an 87-50 pasting of Southern Utah on Dec.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Ron Harper Jr. scored a career-high 31 points shooting 6 for 8 from 3-point range and Rutgers turned it around in the second half to beat Maryland 70-59 on Saturday.
It was Rutgers' (10-6, 4-2 Big Ten Conference) first road win of the season.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland assistant basketball coach Bruce Shingler faces charges of procuring or soliciting prostitution or assignation, according to online court records.
The school said Wednesday that Shingler was suspended 30 days for “a violation of his employment agreement” — and the athletic department would not comment further.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Eric Ayala finished with career highs of 26 points and 11 rebounds and Fatts Russell scored 13 of his 23 points after regulation to help Maryland fend off Northwestern 94-87 in double overtime on Wednesday night.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Tyler Wahl scored a career-high 21 points, Johnny Davis added 19, and No. 23 Wisconsin survived Maryland’s comeback Sunday night to secure a 70-69 victory.
The Badgers (13-2, 4-1 Big Ten) extended their winning streak to five despite squandering a 21-point lead against the struggling Terrapins.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Kofi Cockburn posted his seventh straight double-double, Trent Frazier scored 16 points and Illinois rallied after squandering an early lead to beat Maryland 76-64 on Thursday night.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Keegan Murray has gone from overlooked recruit out of high school to nation’s leading scorer and, maybe, the Hawkeyes’ second consecutive national player of the year.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Keegan Murray made 5 of 6 from 3-point range and finished with a career-high tying 35 points to help Iowa beat Maryland 80-75 on Monday night.
Murray made 14 of 21 from the field, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Eric Ayala scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Maryland used a big second half to beat Brown 81-67 Thursday night and return to Big 10 Conference play on a three-game win streak.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Eric Ayala scored 20 points, leading five in double figures, and Maryland dominated the second half in a 76-55 victory over fill-in opponent Lehigh on Tuesday night.
Lehigh took the place of Loyola (Md), which had to withdraw because of COVID protocols within its program.
NEW YORK (AP) — Donta Scott scored on a leaning shot in the post with 16.8 seconds left, No. 20 Florida missed its final-play 3-pointer, and Maryland beat the Gators 70-68 on Sunday night in the Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Danny Manning's reaction to the coaching change at Maryland was pretty similar to the rest of the college basketball world's.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Chase Audige and Pete Nance sparked a breakaway run in the final four minutes as Northwestern held off cold-shooting Maryland 67-61 in what was both the Big Ten opener for each team and Danny Manning's debut as the Terrapins interim head coach Sunday.
Mark Turgeon's tenure at Maryland is over, less than a month after the start of his 11th season at the helm.
Again, the Terrapins were struggling to reach their potential — although the abrupt change still came with a jolt, just eight games into the 2021-22 campaign.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Justyn Mutts hit a jumper and 1 of 2 free throws in the final 20 seconds and Virginia Tech held off Maryland 62-58 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Wednesday night.
Virginia Tech (6-2), which led 31-29 at halftime on Hunter Cattoor's 3-pointer in the final minute, fell behind 43-36 on a dunk off a rebound by Julian Reese with 11:58 left.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Malik Williams had 13 points, 12 rebounds and four steals, Jarrod West scored seven of his nine points in the final five minutes and Louisville beat Maryland 63-55 on Saturday to win the Bahamas Championship.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Hakim Hart scored 19 of his season-high 24 points in the second half, Eric Ayala added 20 points, nine rebounds and five assists, and Maryland rallied to beat Richmond 86-80 on Thursday night at the Baha Mar Hoops Bahamas Championship.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Eric Ayala made big plays at both ends of the court to help Maryland avoid another surprising loss.
Ayala's driving layup tied the game with 23.3 seconds left, then he blocked a shot moments later.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — D’Shawn Schwartz scored a career-high 24 points, DeVon Cooper added 16 and George Mason withstood a frantic comeback bid by No. 20 Maryland to pull off a 71-66 upset Wednesday night.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — There might come a time this season when Maryland learns how to embrace its stature as a Top 25 team.
At this point, being ranked is more of a curse than a blessing to the frazzled Terrapins.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Eric Ayala and Fatts Russell each scored 22 points, and No. 21 Maryland rallied Saturday to defeat Vermont 68-57.
Ben Shungu scored a career-high 27 points and Isaiah Powell added 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Catamounts (1-1), who have not defeated a Big Ten team since 1977.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland's shots repeatedly bounced off the rim. The Terrapins appeared a bit out of sync while running their offense, and the defense was often a step slow.
Coach Mark Turgeon knew there would be early-season games like this for his revamped team.