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Police: Officer fatally shoots handcuffed man in cruiser

Jan. 28, 2020 2:24 PM EST

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Authorities are investigating why a police officer in Maryland shot and killed a handcuffed man in the front passenger seat of a police cruiser. The deadly shooting occurred Monday night during an apparent struggle inside the cruiser after Prince George's County police officers...

FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, file photo, Maryland head coach Brenda Frese, right, talks with guard Diamond Miller during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Ohio State in College Park, Md. Riding a five-game winning streak and closing in on its customary perch atop the Big Ten standings, the 17th-ranked Maryland women's basketball team turned around its season with a minimum of assistance from fiery coach Brenda Frese. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

No. 17 Maryland women get on a roll as 'player-driven' team

Jan. 28, 2020 12:52 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Riding a five-game winning streak and closing in on its customary perch atop the Big Ten standings, the 17th-ranked Maryland women's basketball team turned around its season with a minimum of assistance from fiery coach Brenda Frese. After a 66-61 loss at Iowa on Jan. 9 dropped...

Morgan State rallies past Maryland Eastern Shore, 56-50

Jan. 27, 2020 11:01 PM EST

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — David Syfax Jr. came off the bench to tally 11 points to carry Morgan State to a 56-50 win over Maryland Eastern Shore on Monday night. Malik Miller had 10 points and nine rebounds for Morgan State (11-12, 5-3 Mid-Eastern Conference). Sherwyn Devonish and Stanley Davis each added...

Oregon's Minyon Moore (23) celebrates with Jaz Shelley (4), Sabrina Ionescu (20) and Satou Sabally (0) following Oregon's victory over Oregon State in an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Oregon moves up to No. 3 in AP women's basketball poll

Jan. 27, 2020 1:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon moved up one spot in The Associated Press women's basketball poll to No. 3 after beating rival Oregon State twice in a 48-hour span. The Ducks jumped UConn to move behind South Carolina and Baylor in the Top 25 released Monday. The Gamecocks received 26 first-place votes from the...

Maryland's Jalen Smith (25) shouts to the crowd after his team defeated Indiana in an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

No. 17 Maryland scores final 7 points to win at Indiana

Jan. 26, 2020 5:34 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Jalen Smith's first-half 3-point flurry helped stake Maryland to a double-digit lead. His ability to fight through Indiana's halftime adjustments kept the 17th-ranked Terrapins close in the second half. And then he finished with a flourish. After catching a pass from Anthony Cowan...

Man dies when Maryland officers respond to call for help

Jan. 26, 2020 4:20 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has died after an encounter with police officers that involved a stun gun, police told multiple media outlets. Four Baltimore County officers were placed on paid leave Wednesday in connection with the death of Gamel Antonio Brown of Owings Mills. Brown, 30, was...

No. 20 Maryland women beat No. 22 Northwestern 70-61

Jan. 26, 2020 3:04 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Stephanie Jones had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 20 Maryland defeated 22nd-ranked Northwestern 70-61 Sunday in a duel between Big Ten contenders. Taylor Mikesell scored 14, and Ashley Owusu and Blair Watson had 13 points apiece for the Terrapins, who took charge with a 12-5...

Morse scores 20, Mount St. Mary's slips past Bryant 79-76

Jan. 25, 2020 8:41 PM EST

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Vado Morse scored 20 points and Mount St. Mary's used two defensive stops in the last 25 seconds to hold off Bryant 79-76 on Saturday, stretching its win streak to four games. Jalen Gibbs had 15 points for Mount St. Mary's (9-11, 5-2 Northeast Conference), while Omar Habwe added 13...

Maryland forward Jalen Smith (25) dunks the ball against Northwestern during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Evanston, Ill. (AP Photo/David Banks)

No. 17 Maryland hopes to parlay first road win into more

Jan. 24, 2020 2:41 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Perfect at home and flawed on the road, No. 17 Maryland hopes it's found the solution to a weakness that has afflicted several Big Ten contenders. The Terrapins (15-4, 5-3) trailed last-place Northwestern by 14 at halftime Tuesday before rallying to win their first away game of...

Kaila Charles scores 20, No. 20 Maryland women beat Illinois

Jan. 23, 2020 10:20 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Kaila Charles had 20 points and nine rebounds to help No. 20 Maryland beat Illinois 79-60 on Thursday night. Shakira Austin added 14 points and Sara Vujacic scored 11 for the Terrapins (15-4, 6-2 Big Ten), who won their fourth straight. Vujacic was 3 of 6 from 3-point range. Maryland...