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Wolverines defeat Maryland Football 35-10

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Maryland Terps vs. Michigan WolverinesCOLLEGE PARK – The No. 21-ranked Michigan Wolverines scored 28 unanswered points in the opening half, providing a big enough cushion to defeat the Maryland Terrapins, 38-10, in front of 44,325 at Capital One Field on Nov. 11. For Maryland (4-5), the result is their fifth loss out of their last six games.
Redshirt sophomore walk-on Ryan Brand started as quarterback for Maryland, becoming the team’s fourth starter this season. Sophomore Max Bortenschlager, who started the past six games, was removed after an injury during Maryland’s 31-24 loss at Rutgers on Nov. 4 and was still listed as a game-time decision before kickoff.

Listed at 5-foot-11, 182 pounds, the Detroit, Mich. native struggled early against the second-best defense in the nation, going 7-for-19 for 24 passing yards and throwing an interception in the first half. Maryland only entered Michigan territory once and missed a field goal, staying shutout into halftime.

“There were some drives that we could of and should have finished,” Maryland head coach D.J. Durkin said. “And when you turn over the ball, it’s hard to win those games and we did do that at times and we have to score more points.”

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Blair graduate joins staff of Terp basketball

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Montgomery Blair High School graduate Kevin Broadus has joined the Maryland men’s basketball program as an assistant coach.

Broadus, who spent nine years at Georgetown, brings more than two decades of coaching and recruiting experience to Maryland.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kevin to the Maryland Basketball family,” said Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon. “Kevin has a strong reputation as a tireless recruiter and is passionate about developing players on and off the court. He has extensive knowledge and experience as a coach, and I am confident his ties to this region will be extremely valuable to our program.”

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Remembering the untimely death of basketball icon Lenny Bias

 

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On June 19, 1986 we were all shocked and saddened by the news that University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias – a Prince George’s County product – had passed away from a drug overdose at age 22.??

Just two days earlier, Bias had been selected by the Boston Celtics with the second overall pick in the 1986 NBA Draft. He was destined for NBA stardom until tragedy struck on that fateful June morning.? 

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A trio of Terps find their way into NFL draft

Former University of Maryland defensive back Sean Davis was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft last Friday night.

Davis, a D.C. native who played high school football at Maret, was the draft’s 58th overall selection.

“My dad loves the Steelers,” said Davis. “It’s awesome, I couldn’t hope for anything better. It’s the perfect situation.”

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Terps' basketball takes a hit with NBA pastures

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For University of Maryland basketball fans, the news came as a surprise to few when it was announced this week that sophomore guard Melo Trimble and freshman center Diamond Stone would be leaving College Park for greener pastures.

 Both players have decided to enter their names in the upcoming NBA Draft. However, Stone, a projected first round pick according to nbadraft.net, plans to hire an agent which will make him ineligible to return to campus next season.

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Terps to retool for Wisconsin

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COLLEGE PARK -- University of Maryland Interim Head Coach Mike Locksley knew the challenges that were ahead of him after being thrust into a role that he hasn’t experienced since his last tenure as the Head Coach for New Mexico from (2009-2011). Despite boasting 10 years of coaching experience, he only managed to lead the Lobos to two regular season wins, and he was whisk fully replaced four games into 2011 campaign.

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