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  1. Maryland set to say goodbye to the ACC

    Dana O'Neil

    After 61 years, Maryland is set to the leave the ACC after one more regular-season basketball game. The divorce hasn't been easy, the emotions and the lawsuit make it an uncomfortable goodbye.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  2. Lefty Driesell still talking about Terps' court

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last week, Maryland unveiled a lovely honor for former coach Gary Williams in the form of a court-naming ceremony. One would assume this sort of honor for a just-retired former coach would be entirely free of controversy. Williams won a national titl...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  3. Midweek Watch: Wednesday predictions

    Jason King

    Editor's Note: Former Maryland head coach Gary Williams is overwhelmed with emotion about tonight's court-naming ceremony and talked with Andy Katz about it in today's Daily Word. In the same piece, you'll also find former coach Lefty Driesell's reac...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  4. Not everyone happy with Maryland Terrapins' decision to rename c...

    Andy Katz

    Former Maryland coach Lefty Driesell expressed concern over the school's decision to name the Comcast Center court after Gary Williams -- a process that will take place during a ceremony before the Terrapins' game against Duke on Wednesday night. Th...

    Blog | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  5. Maryland to name court after Gary Williams

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last week, Diamond wrote a post detailing the minor dust-up at Maryland over the future of the Comcast Center court's name. Maryland officials and many fans were eager to name the floor after beloved former coach Gary Williams, who retired in May. Bu...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  6. Maryland court naming up for discussion

    Diamond Leung

    Hall of Fame coaches such as John Wooden, Mike Krzyzewski and Lute Olson are among those who were honored by having courts named after them in the arenas where they led championship teams. Maryland officials want the court at the Comcast Center na...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  7. Lefty Driesell among six inducted into Southern Conference Hall o...

    Lefty Driesell hasn't given up coaching, not even after his induction into the Southern Conference Hall of Fame on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2011
  8. Turgeon gets Lefty's stamp of approval

    Eamonn Brennan

    Two weeks ago, in the wake of former Maryland coach Gary Williams' abrupt retirement in College Park, Md., I wrote this praise-filled piece that espoused the importance of Williams to Maryland fans (and, in more personal ways, his importance to colle...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  9. Maryland fans plead for Madness revamp

    Eamonn Brennan

    Midnight Madness at Maryland -- where it's called Maryland Madness for short -- should be a fine tradition. After all, it was legendary Maryland coach Lefty Driesell who invented the concept of Midnight Madness in 1971, when Driesell made his player ...

    Blog | October 07, 2010
  10. The CIT has an awesome selection committee

    Eamonn Brennan

    You've probably never heard of many of the members of the NCAA tournament selection committee, and you probably have no idea who sends out the invitations to the NIT. It would follow, then, that you'd have no clue who figures out which teams get to g...

    Blog | February 03, 2010
  11. First practices not so much 'midnight' but plenty of 'madness'

    Dana O'Neil

    It's been 37 years since Lefty Driesell first took the NCAA rules so literally that he held Maryland's first practice at the earliest hour possible, but the times have changed Midnight Madness -- literally and figuratively, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2008
  12. Curry's reliable stroke good for 40 as Davidson advances to secon...

    Stephen Curry scored 30 of his 40 points in the second half and hit the tie-breaking 3-pointer to lead Davidson to an 82-76 win over Gonzaga on Friday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 21, 2008
  13. Ex-Davidson coach Lefty Driesell thinks Stephen Curry can lead Wi...

    Ex-Davidson coach Lefty Driesell thinks Stephen Curry can lead Wildcats past Gonzaga

    Preview | March 20, 2008
  14. Abdul-Jabbar, Stewart inducted into National Collegiate Basketbal...

    Coaching greats Lefty Driesell and Norm Stewart lounged in arch-backed chairs telling stories. Former NBA player Len Elmore lingered nearby chatting with former Notre Dame star Austin Carr.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2007
  15. Georgia State fires Perry

    Four years after replacing coaching legend Lefty Driesell, Georgia State men's basketball Coach Michael Perry has been fired.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2007
  16. Florida-George Mason showcases innovative offenses

    Jay Bilas

    Jay Bilas breaks down Saturday's Florida-George Mason matchup.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2006