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By Ken Murray and Ken Murray,SUN STAFF | January 13, 1996
Confronted with the specter of 6-foot-10 Tim Duncan in the post and an ominous 0-3 start in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Maryland attempts to revive its disappointing season today against eighth-ranked Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, N.C.In what promises to be a battle of tempo and defense, the teams offer differing approaches.Wake Forest (9-1, 2-0) prefers to play at a controlled pace, marking time somewhere between run-and-gun and slowdown.Maryland (6-5, 0-2) goes full throttle, from end line to end line and transition to transition.
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By Milton Kent and Milton Kent,Staff Writer | February 28, 1993
COLLEGE PARK -- Wake Forest women's basketball coach Karen Freeman knew that virtually anything she tried against 12th-ranked Maryland would be a crap shoot.She could hope star freshman center Tracy Connor could guard Jessie Hicks in a man-to-man defense, or go with the predictable and defend the Terps in a zone.Freeman chose the zone, and guard Malissa Boles made the Deacons pay, scoring 21 points -- 16 in the second half -- to lead Maryland to an 80-65 victory before 2,345 at Cole Field House.
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By Heather A. Dinich and Heather A. Dinich,SUN REPORTER | September 22, 2007
College Park -- After his program's unprecedented 11-win season that included the Atlantic Coast Conference championship, Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe was named the ACC Coach of the Year and given a 10-year contract extension, but that didn't stop outsiders from questioning the validity of his team's success in 2006. Heading into this season, it was a question Grobe had heard before: Given the subpar performances throughout the league last year and the uncharacteristic flops of Florida State and Miami, is it at all possible Wake Forest got a bit lucky?
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By Paul McMullen and Paul McMullen,SUN STAFF | February 19, 2000
COLLEGE PARK -- In the Atlantic Coast Conference, Maryland is as hot as any team. The Terps' turnaround from an 0-3 start in the ACC began with a 22-point whipping of Wake Forest, so the nation's No. 22 team shouldn't have any trouble in the rematch against the Demon Deacons today, right? Not so fast. Maryland (18-7, 7-4) would be expected to handle Wake Forest (14-11, 5-7), except for two factors. The game is at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, where the Terps have turned in two uninspired losses the past two seasons, and the Demon Deacons are coming off an 18-point win over North Carolina State that rejuvenated their long-shot hopes at the NCAA tournament.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | March 31, 1996
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- The integration of the Barnett Creek Baptist Church cemetery is done. A mixed-race baby, the most recent burial in the cemetery's serene patch of stained granite and plastic flowers, can rest peacefully now. So, finally, can her family.Church deacons, who had asked the relatives of the child, Whitney Elaine Johnson, to exhume her because they wanted to keep their graveyard exclusively white, have apologized for trying to persuade them to do the unthinkable."I got what I wanted.
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By Christian Ewell and Christian Ewell,SUN STAFF | January 5, 1998
COLLEGE PARK -- The Maryland women's basketball team could have used a breather yesterday. Wake Forest was expected to provide it.But there was nothing of the sort for the Terps, who overcame a 12-point deficit to win, 61-59, before 632 at Cole Field House.When the off-balance, heavily guarded three-point attempt of Heidi Coleman went nowhere, Maryland (9-4, 2-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference) escaped with an important win before facing three Top 25 teams in the next four games."I'm proud of our comeback," Terrapins coach Chris Weller said.
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By Paul McMullen and Paul McMullen,SUN STAFF | October 19, 1997
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Through much of his first season in charge of Maryland football, Ron Vanderlinden has said the record didn't reflect the level of his team's play.He's right. The Terps are fortunate to be 2-5.For the second straight season, Maryland made history against Wake Forest, but it wasn't seeking this line in the record book. The Demon Deacons whipped the Terps, 35-17, yesterday. A year ago today, Maryland beat Wake, 52-0, for its most lopsided win ever in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
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By Phil Jackman and Phil Jackman,SUN STAFF | September 11, 1998
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Chapter 1 of Navy Faces College Football Life Without Chris McCoy opened last night to mixed reviews, most of them bad.Off to an 11-point lead in the first 20 minutes of play against a seemingly bewildered Wake Forest team, the Mids stopped moving the ball almost totally and fell easy prey to sharp-shooting quarterback Brian Kuklick and bowed, 26-14.Had Kuklick not thrown three interceptions, two of them in the Navy end zone, it could have been a rout.Kuklick finished with his 12th 250-plus yard passing performance (256)
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By Ken Murray and Ken Murray,SUN STAFF | March 15, 1997
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Tim Duncan collided with "Big Continent" last night, and the impact revived Wake Forest's season of great expectations.Getting a magnificent 22-point, 22-rebound effort from their All-America center, the Demon Deacons flattened St. Mary's, 68-46, in the NCAA's West Regional at McKale Center.But it was not as simple as that.For Wake, the obstacles included St. Mary's 7-foot-3, 345-pound sophomore Brad Millard -- nicknamed "Big Continent" -- a shabby first half of guard play by the Deacons, and a crowd of 13,325 that got behind the West Coast Conference underdogs.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | January 8, 2002
Navy received its annual lesson in the power of Atlantic Coast Conference basketball last night at Alumni Hall. The Midshipmen played with conviction and purpose, but couldn't match Wake Forest's raw ability, shooting prowess and athleticism. Final: Wake Forest 87, Navy 65. The victory was the seventh in eight games for the 19th-ranked Demon Deacons, who are seasoned and talented and will make trouble for Duke and Maryland in the ACC. "I felt we had to hold them in the 60s to have a chance to win," said Navy coach Don DeVoe.
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