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Scott's late shot puts Maryland over No. 20 Florida 70-68

Dec. 12, 2021 20:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donta Scott scored on a leaning shot in the post with 16.8 seconds left, No. 20 Florida missed its final-play 3-pointer, and Maryland beat the Gators 70-68 on Sunday night in the Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational. Eric Ayala and Fatts Russell each scored 19...

Manning describes 'shock' of Turgeon's exit at Maryland

Dec. 05, 2021 20:45 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Danny Manning's reaction to the coaching change at Maryland was pretty similar to the rest of the college basketball world's. “Complete and utter shock,” Manning said. On Sunday, Manning led the Terrapins for the first...

Northwestern beats Maryland in Manning's coaching debut

Dec. 05, 2021 14:38 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Chase Audige and Pete Nance sparked a breakaway run in the final four minutes as Northwestern held off cold-shooting Maryland 67-61 in what was both the Big Ten opener for each team and Danny Manning's debut as the Terrapins interim head coach Sunday. ...

Turgeon out as Maryland men's hoops coach; Manning interim

Dec. 03, 2021 22:07 PM EST

Mark Turgeon's tenure at Maryland is over, less than a month after the start of his 11th season at the helm. Again, the Terrapins were struggling to reach their potential — although the abrupt change still came with a jolt, just eight games into the 2021-22 campaign. ...

No. 20 Maryland edges Hofstra 69-67 on late free throws

Nov. 19, 2021 21:59 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Eric Ayala made big plays at both ends of the court to help Maryland avoid another surprising loss. Ayala's driving layup tied the game with 23.3 seconds left, then he blocked a shot moments later. Ian Martinez was fouled as he went for the...

George Mason shocks No. 20 Maryland with 71=66 upset on road

Nov. 17, 2021 22:26 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — There might come a time this season when Maryland learns how to embrace its stature as a Top 25 team. At this point, being ranked is more of a curse than a blessing to the frazzled Terrapins. D’Shawn Schwartz scored a...

Ayala, Russell lead No. 21 Terrapins past Vermont 68-57

Nov. 13, 2021 17:24 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Eric Ayala and Fatts Russell each scored 22 points, and No. 21 Maryland rallied Saturday to defeat Vermont 68-57. Ben Shungu scored a career-high 27 points and Isaiah Powell added 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Catamounts (1-1), who have not...

No. 21 Maryland uses strong 2nd half to rally past GW 71-64

Nov. 11, 2021 22:02 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland's shots repeatedly bounced off the rim. The Terrapins appeared a bit out of sync while running their offense, and the defense was often a step slow. Coach Mark Turgeon knew there would be early-season games like this for his revamped...

Ayala reaches 1,000, No. 21 Maryland beats Quinnipiac 83-69

Nov. 09, 2021 22:36 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Eric Ayala reached his milestone, as expected. It just wasn't a big deal to him and his coach. Ayala scored 13 points, surpassing 1,000 for his career, and No. 21 Maryland beat Quinnipiac 83-69 to start the season on Tuesday night. Ayala entered...