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Cornell Shocks Wisconsin, Gains Sweet 16

Big Red will face Kentucky; Ohio State outlasts Ga. Tech

(Newser) - Louis Dale scored 26 points, Ryan Wittman added 24, and No. 12 seed Cornell upset fourth-seeded Wisconsin, 87-69, today in Jacksonville, becoming the first Ivy League team since Penn in 1979 to advance to the round of 16.The Big Red (27-8) will play top-seeded Kentucky in the East Regional... More »

Sports Teams Fall Victim to Congress' Petty Feuds

Lawmakers attack each others' hometown squads

(Newser) - Health care reform? Congress has trouble enough honoring sports teams. A resolution to formally salute Maryland's basketball team for making the NCAA tournament nearly fell victim to a feud between congressmen today. Maryland Democrat Steny Hoyer proposed the seemingly noncontroversial measure, which should have zipped by in a voice vote.... More »

Wiggins, Stanford Top Maryland, Head to Final Four

Senior's 41 points lead Cardinal to first Final Four in 11 years

(Newser) - Candice Wiggins scored 41 points as the Stanford Cardinal beat the top-seeded Maryland Terrapins 98-87 to advance to the Women's Final Four for the first time in 11 years. The three-time Pac-10 player of the year went 10-for-22 from the field, including 5-of-11 on 3-pointers, and made 16-of-19 free throw... More »

Terps Advance Through Vandy to Round of 8

Stanford women pass Pittsburgh to set up match with Maryland

(Newser) - The Maryland Terrapins are on their way to the Spokane Regional finals after a decisive 80-66 defeat of Vanderbilt, reports the Washington Post. The top-seeded Terps followed the lead of Crystal Langhorne, who put up 28 points and nine boards and helped keep the Commodores from ever truly threatening a... More »

Maryland Survives Coppin State

Nebraska holds off Xavier, Louisville dispatches Miami-Ohio

(Newser) - It looked like the Maryland Terrapins were in danger of being only the second top-seed to ever fall in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the AP reports. Unlikely Coppin State battled for the duration, at one point holding the lead, and the 16th seed kept the game close... More »

UConn Leads Way in Women's NCAA Seeds

North Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland also claim top spots

(Newser) - Four traditional powers in women’s college basketball, Connecticut, Tennessee, Maryland and North Carolina, are the No. 1 seeds in the NCAA tournament. The Tar Heels are the only team in that group never to have won a national championship. In order for UNC to change that, they may have... More »

No. 2 Duke Makes It a Dozen Straight

Knight gets first win for Texas Tech, Xavier survives Charlotte

(Newser) - No.2 Duke won its 12th straight last night with a 77-55 ACC win over Maryland, reports the Associated Press. Freshman Kyle Singler led the way with 26 points and Greg Paulus added 20 for Duke (22-1, 10-0). The Blue Devils almost blew a 16-point lead before an 11-2 run... More »

Duke Heats Up in Second Half, Beats Maryland

Nelson and Henderson combine for 50 points for No. 4 Blue Devils

(Newser) - Duke overcame its first halftime deficit this season and the loud Maryland crowd, defeating the upset-minded Terrapins 93-84. The nation's No. 4 team nearly had the same fate that its state rival, UNC, experienced against Gary Williams' bunch eight days earlier. But DeMarcus Nelson scored 19 of his 27 points... More »

Maryland Shocks No. 1 UNC

Terrapins hand Tar Heels their first loss of the season

(Newser) - Maryland did today what 18 schools before them couldn't: slow down Tyler Hansbrough and beat No. 1 North Carolina, the AP reports. Hansbrough still racked up numbers, but the Terrapins took the win as Bambale Osby scored on a layup with 21 seconds left for an 82-80 ACC upset, handing... More »

Oregon State Grinds It Out Over Maryland

Beavers get fourth straight bowl win under coach Mike Reilly

(Newser) - Rainy conditions during the Emerald Bowl in San Francisco dictated that the offenses stay grounded tonight, and that was fine with Oregon State, the nation's No. 2 team in rush defense. The Beavers completely dominated the running game, outrushing Maryland 275-19, including 177 yards on 38 carries from Yvenson Bernard... More »

Love Prevails in UCLA Win Over Maryland

Oklahoma State tops LSU, Marquette masters Chaminade in Maui

(Newser) - Freshman Kevin Love followed a poor start with a strong finish, leading UCLA over a sloppy Maryland team 71-59. Love had 18 points and 16 boards; the second-ranked Bruins' difficulty early against the Terrapins defense was offset by Maryland's own woeful offense, including a blown 2-on-1 fast break. In Maui... More »

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