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By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,SUN STAFF | December 21, 2001
Nearly two months ago at the annual preseason gathering of Atlantic Coast Conference coaches and select players in Greensboro, N.C., Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski pondered a question about the loss of Shane Battier, and how that would affect Duke's chemistry as the Blue Devils defended their third national title. "The biggest question I have about this team is how are we going to be led?" Krzyzewski said. "I've never had a leader like Shane [now in the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies]. Anybody that tries to be as good a leader as Shane is going to fail."
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,Sun Staff Correspondent | January 15, 1991
|TC COLLEGE PARK -- The practice floor at Cole Field House looked emptier yesterday. The University of Maryland basketball team looked smaller. Losing Walt Williams can do that.With Williams sitting on a folding chair holding a crutch, his broken left leg in a cast, the Terrapins went back to work without their 6-foot-8 point guard."It seems that whenever things are looking up here, something happens to bring us down," said sophomore Kevin McLinton, who will take over the point for tomorrow's home game against 14th-ranked Virginia (10-3, 2-1)
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,Sun Staff Correspondent | February 24, 1991
COLLEGE PARK -- How's this for a script: Maryland is down 10 points to Wake Forest early in the second half, four when Walt Williams makes his first appearance after missing six weeks with a broken leg. Coming in to a prolonged standing ovation, the junior point guard hits his first shot, an over-the-head layup to tie the score.Not bad, but there's more: Williams makes two more acrobatic shots, including a crucial three-pointer, bringing down the house and the Deamon Deacons. As Cole Field House rocks, the Terrapins roll to an 86-78 victory, cooling off the Atlantic Coast Conference's hottest team and clinching a winning record.
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,Sun Staff Correspondent | December 4, 1990
RICHMOND, Va. -- This is the kind of season it might be for Maryland. Twelve-point deficits followed by nine point-leads followed by 15-point losses. From the brink of victory to the blowout of defeat.Last night's 100-85 loss to Boston College in the ACC-Big East Challenge, played out before what was left of a small crowd at the Richmond Coliseum, showed how inconsistent and offensively impotent the Terrapins can be.Despite two separate runs of 13 straight points, the second of which gave Maryland (2-2)
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,Sun Staff Correspondent | January 30, 1992
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- During Maryland's first two visits to University Hall since Gary Williams became head coach, the Terrapins seemed to get all the right bounces, not to mention their share of big plays, while beating Virginia in close games.It appeared for nearly 37 minutes last night that Maryland's success against the Cavaliers would go uninterrupted. But after twice building 10-point leads in the second half, the Terps ran out of luck, bodies and eventually steam in losing to Virginia, 82-75, before a raucous, sellout crowd of 8,864.
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By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,SUN STAFF | March 22, 2001
ANAHEIM, Calif -- Drew Nicholas thought back to the days of November, the days when Maryland received its first dose of reality at the season-opening Maui Invitational, the days when the Terrapins were living on preseason hype and heavy expectations. The ensuing four-month marathon has broken down the Terps, built them up, broken them down again and ultimately brought them to the doorstep of uncharted territory. It has led Maryland 3,000 miles from home to face an opponent that resides in its backyard.
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By Heather A. Dinich and Heather A. Dinich,Sun Reporter | March 18, 2007
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- They will be credited as the team that returned Maryland to the NCAA tournament after a two-year hiatus, and remembered for an impressive seven-game winning streak and an improbable comeback to end the regular season tied for third place in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Everyone within the program, though, wanted more, and the Terps had proved they were capable of it until yesterday's unexpected, 62-59 loss to sharpshooting Butler in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
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By Ken Rosenthal | May 16, 1996
College basketball, don't you love it? Here's Maryland coach Gary Williams, defending two recruits who could have been Ivy Leaguers. That means they're smart. And, in the view of some disgruntled Terps fans, it means Williams is dumb.His latest recruiting class is not as good as it could have been, and probably not as good as it should have been. But not long ago, Maryland was a symbol of all that was wrong with college sports. You want to blast Williams for recruiting good kids, then be our hypocritical guest.
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,Staff Writer | March 15, 1992
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There are no more games or practices for the Maryland basketball team, no more midnight flights or early morning shootarounds, no more wild swings of emotion that accompany a 14-15 team through a season that ended here Friday afternoon.But, more significantly, there will be no more shackles, either. After their 94-87 loss to top-ranked Duke in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, the Terrapins are without NCAA sanctions for the first time in two years.
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By Gary Lambrecht, Christian Ewell and Ken Murray and Gary Lambrecht, Christian Ewell and Ken Murray,SUN STAFF | April 2, 2002
ATLANTA - Maryland freshman point guard Andre Collins denied rumors that he was considering asking for a release from his scholarship to transfer to another school. Collins, who has played sparingly behind Steve Blake and Drew Nicholas this season, could find himself stuck in a logjam at point guard with the arrival of heralded recruit John Gilchrist next fall. Blake will be a senior. "I'm not leaving. I'm not wanting to leave. I'm going to continue to compete and play," said Collins, who has averaged 2.2 points and 3.8 minutes this season.
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