In ESPN The Magazine's DC Issue, Jordan Brenner writes about the battle between the Terps and the Hoyas. On the court, they keep it civil, but off the court the fight for the preps like Roddy Peters can be intense.
When Davidson's Stephen Curry fouled out, no one was as relieved as D.J. Strawberry. He finally got some relief and knew what it all meant: Maryland was on its way to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
James Gist had 16 points and 10 rebounds, freshman Greivis Vasquez scored a season-high 18, and Maryland handed No. 16 Duke its fourth straight loss 72-60 Sunday, the Blue Devils' longest skid in 11 seasons.
Zabian Dowdell scored four of his 19 points in overtime and Virginia Tech rallied after blowing an eight-point lead late in regulation to beat Maryland 67-64 Sunday night and improve to 10-0 at home this season.