Duke has been flying under the radar all season, not being mentioned in the same sentence as Kansas or Memphis, and that's just with fine with the Blue Devils, writes Heather Dinich.
D.J. Strawberry scored a career-high 27 points, and Maryland rallied from a 12-point deficit in the second half to beat No. 5 North Carolina 89-87 Sunday and extend their winning streak to five games.
Jared Dudley had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and Sean Williams added 10 points, 11 rebounds and seven blocked shots to lead Boston College to a 73-62 victory over Maryland on Sunday night.
Mike Jones scored 18 points and Maryland (No. 22 ESPN/USAToday, No. 23 AP) rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 79-59 victory over Fordham on Wednesday night.
Maryland is back to playing the Gary Williams way, which makes the program's near future look very bright, Andy Katz writes.
Ekene Ibekwe bettered his career high by outscoring St. John's in the first half, and Maryland went on to a 92-60 victory over the Red Storm on Thursday night in the semifinals of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
Mike Jones and D.J. Strawberry each scored 19 points and Maryland advanced to the semifinals of the 2K College Hoops Classic by beating Vermont 81-63.
Maryland 102, Hampton 75
Maryland coach Gary Williams feels confident the Terps' postseason NIT streak with end at two, Andy Katz writes.
Gary Williams became the winningest men's basketball coach in University of Maryland history, earning win No. 349 by guiding the Terrapins to a 76-65 comeback victory over Virginia on Tuesday night.
Nik Caner-Medley scored a career-high 33 points and the Terrapins shook off the loss of their leading scorer for an 86-74 victory over slumping Georgia Tech.
Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams on Tuesday accepted responsibility for allowing leading scorer Chris McCray to become academically ineligible.
Maryland did almost everything right in the first half against Delaware State, then coasted to the finish.
Mike Jones had 22 points off the bench, and No. 21 Maryland had five other players score in double figures Friday night in a 111-85 season-opening rout of Fairleigh Dickinson.
MARYLAND 85, ORAL ROBERTS 72
John Gilchrist didn't need two years to realize his coach, Gary Williams, was a carbon copy of him.