Terps at a glance

January 01, 1999|By Jerry Bembry

The week in review

Results

Beat South Carolina State, 104-70, on Sunday.

Who's hot

Senior guard Terrell Stokes scored only three points (taking two shots), but he had 12 assists and eight steals in the win over South Carolina State.

Who's not

Struggles continue for sophomore center Mike Mardesich, who missed eight of 10 shots in 13 minutes against South Carolina State.

He said it

``I'm happy to be 13-1. Losing at Kentucky where they were ranked two and we were ranked five, there's no disgrace in that. We've really been ready to play most of the time.''

& -- Coach Gary Williams The week ahead

Schedule

=1 Duke at Cole Field House, Sunday (1: 30 p.m.) At Virginia, Thursday (8 p.m.)

What to look for

After the Duke game, Maryland gets consecutive games against two struggling ACC teams -- Virginia (9-4, 0-1) and North Carolina State (9-3, 0-1).

What's at stake

A boost in the national rankings, which the Terrapins would earn with a win over No. 2 Duke.

Pub Date: 1/01/99

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