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Dalonte Hill’s hire should bring mountain of skepticsm


Here’s what the Maryland Terrapins basketball program will look like without Gary Williams: Every other big-time basketball program. New coach Mark Turgeon has just hired Dalonte Hill — also known as one of those AAU guys you hear college basketball … Continue reading

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Mutual affection


“Gary Williams is the greatest coach in the United States of America,” Greivis Vasquez once told the Baltimore sun. “I love him. I love him.” Me too.

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Why Jordan Williams needs another year


Update: Williams is now projected to go 25th on NBADraft.net, one slot above Duke’s Nolan Smith. Also, I neglected to mention the possibility of an NBA lockout Jordan. Best to avoid that, as well. Please. Jordan Williams is going to … Continue reading

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Gary Williams should learn from Ralph Friedgen’s past


If Gary Williams wishes to avoid Ralph Friedgen’s fate, he’s got some coaching to do. As in “stick with a 3-point shooter on defense” and “Inbound the ball with care when the game is on the line” type lessons. At … Continue reading

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Maryland forces its way into a loss


With just 59-56 with just under 40 seconds left, Maryland’s Dino Gregory recovered a turnover under Temple’s basket then hurriedly whipped the ball to a Terrapins guard. But a Terrapin was not the recipient. Instead,¬†Khalif Wyatt entered the picture, picked … Continue reading

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Maryland preview: Respect Pe’Shon


Pultizer Prize-winning writer George Dohrmann penned an amazing book — “Play Their Hearts Out” — which exposes the AAU basketball system as lower than dirt. This we already knew. But did you know one of the players he writes about … Continue reading

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