Terps announce that Bernhardt brothers are returning to lacrosse staff
Maryland announced that brothers Jake and Jesse Bernhardt have returned to the men's lacrosse program as members of the coaching staff. Jesse will be the Terps' volunteer assistant coach, while Jake will serve as the program's director of lacrosse operations. Jesse Bernhardt will help with the Terps' overall defense, man-down unit and faceoff wings. He was a two-time All-America long-pole midfielder for Maryland from 2010 to 2013. He also is one of 52 players competing for a spot on the U.S. national team that will compete at the 2014 FIL World Championships in Colorado in July. Jake Bernhardt was a successful two-way midfielder who graduated in 2013 as well. ... Hofstra announced that coach Seth Tierney (Johns Hopkins) has agreed to a multi-year contract extension. In seven seasons, Tierney's teams have qualified for a school-record four consecutive NCAA tournament appearances and five CAA tournaments. Tierney served as an assistant coach at Hofstra from 1995 through 2000 before leaving for a similar position at Hopkins.
Men's college basketball: Host Boston University (10-6, 3-0 Patriot League) led from start to finish and held cold-shooting Navy to a season scoring low in a 55-32 victory Tuesday. The Midshipmen (6-8, 1-2) made only 11 of 53 shots from the field (20.8 percent) in losing for the fifth time in their past six games. Grant Vermeer led the Midshipmen in scoring with seven points, while the Terriers' Maurice Watson Jr. and Cedric Hankerson led all scorers with 11 points apiece. For the fourth straight game, Navy was without leading scorer Tilman Dunbar (11.5 points per game), who has been suspended indefinitely.