Terps men to face Ky. in Brooklyn next year

Ex-Bulldog Evans to head D.C. public athletics

November 17, 2011|Sports Digest

College basketball

Terps men to face Ky. in Brooklyn next year

Kentucky will play Maryland in men's basketball in the inaugural Barclays Center Classic next year in Brooklyn, N.Y. The game, Nov. 9 on ESPN, will be played at the new $4.9 billion arena, business and residential complex that will be home to the NBA's Brooklyn Nets. Morehead State will play Long Island in the opener. Maryland athletic director Kevin Anderson and Brooklyn-raised former Maryland and Nets star Albert King were in Brooklyn for the announcement Wednesday.

More men: Sophomore Daniel Corbett made four 3-pointers in the second half Tuesday night en route to a career-high 17 points as Johns Hopkins beat host Goucher, 53-49, in the opening round of the Pride of Maryland Tournament. The win was the 400th at Hopkins for coach Bill Nelson.

Women: UMBC (2-0) rose six spots to No. 15 in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25, the biggest jump for any team in the poll.

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Ex-Bulldog Evans to head D.C. public athletics

Former Bowie State basketball player Stephanie Evans, 39, was named athletic director of the D.C. public schools, making her the first woman to hold the position that oversees athletics for all of the city's middle and high school students.

College field hockey: Johns Hopkins seniors Kim Stein and Amy Wharton, Salisbury seniors Tara McGovern and Courtney Webster, Salisbury junior Kristina Fusco (Fallston) and Washington College senior Emily Trees were selected to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III All-South first team. Sea Gulls seniors Alison Bloodsworth and Caitlin Walker (Fallston) made the second team along with Blue Jays junior Maggie Phillips and McDaniel junior Paige Messersmith (Dulaney).

Women's college volleyball: UMES senior Zoe Bowens, sophomore Jingqiao Li, junior Raquel Rogers (CCBC-Essex) and freshmanVictoria Williams made the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference All-Academic team. … Johns Hopkins senior Melissa Cole and freshman Meagan Donohoe were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Mid-Atlantic Region first team. … Salisbury freshman libero Michelle Meehan was selected to the Newport News Regional All-Tournament team. … Salisbury junior setter Carley Todd was honored as an AVCA Division III third-team All-American.

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