May 26, 2018

College basketball

UMBC’s Cinderella magic runs dry in 50-43 loss to Kansas State

CHARLOTTE — The droplets of magic that practically remained hung in the balance after a jumper bricked strong off the back iron and into the palpable Sunday night buzz of Spectrum Center. University of Maryland-Baltimore […]

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U Must Be Cinderella: UMBC looking to sustain magical run vs. Kansas State

CHARLOTTE — The triumphant howls and euphoric celebrations echoed resoundingly through the hallow halls of Spectrum Center as this once unassailable moment 33 years in the making uncorked every emotion on God’s green earth. March […]

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No. 16 UMBC stuns No. 1 Virginia in historic NCAA Tournament upset, 74-54

CHARLOTTE — For days and years and decades to come in the town of Catonsville, through the fervent sports region of Maryland and sacred hoops area of Baltimore, they’ll talk about how their team seized college […]

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UMBC, savoring first NCAA tourney bid since 2008, draws No. 1 Virginia on Friday

Hundreds sporting black and gold attire packed UMBC’s Retriever Sports Zone on Saturday night, with eyes glued to the projector that aired the NCAA tournament’s men’s basketball selection show. Fans, alumni, and students were the […]

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Jamion Christian’s M.O. of enthusiasm and detail has The Mount back in the hunt

Jamion Christian believes there’s three virtues every successful, thriving basketball program embodies. Before there’s the recruiting and gameplanning, negative vibes must exit the room. Only enthusiasm, the kind that’s infectious and illuminating. And if there’s […]

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Jairus Lyles scores 27, but UMBC has no answer for Vermont in 81-53 loss

BALTIMORE — Jairus Lyles stood on the left block in front of Vermont’s bench and signaled the rest of his four teammates over after forward Daniel Akin committed a blocking foul in the interior, who […]

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Michigan State men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo faces questions about sexual assault scandal

COLLEGE PARK — Michigan State men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo stood in the media room at the Xfinity Center on Sunday, facing reporters with fluctuating emotions. Minutes before, the 23rd-year coach celebrated with his players […]

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Maryland squanders 13-point halftime lead, opportunity for signature win in loss to No. 6 Michigan State

COLLEGE PARK – Nearly every component swayed toward Maryland’s direction in Sunday’s anticipated tilt with No. 6 Michigan State. The needy Terrapins, in the thicket of a desperate hunt for a signature win to its […]

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Ewing, Georgetown sweep reunited rivalry with Mullin, St. John’s in 2OT win

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a game featuring 12 ties and 16 lead changes, Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing couldn’t help but remember his college days when he was routinely facing off against Chris Mullin and St. […]

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Maryland gets needed win over reeling Minnesota behind balanced attack

COLLEGE PARK – Going into Thursday night’s tilt in College Park, Maryland and Minnesota were in an eerily identical position. Both sat at 14-6 overall and 3-4 in the conference. Both dropped three of the […]

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Maryland falters late at Michigan, suffers third loss in four games

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Anthony Cowan scored a game-high 24 points and Kevin Huerter drilled the go-ahead 3-pointer with 3.2 seconds to go, but a late mistake that allowed Michigan’s Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman to shoot […]

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Andre Walker erupts for 43 points as Loyola beats Lafayette

LOYOLA — Andre Walker erupted for 43 points on Sunday afternoon at Reitz Arena, one shy of the school record and fourth-most by a NCAA Division I player this season, as Loyola took down reeling […]

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Navy’s comeback attempt falls short against rival Army

ANNAPOLIS — Shawn Anderson scored a game-high 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds, but it wasn’t enough for Navy, which shot just 32.2 percent (19-for-59) and 18.2 percent from deep (4-for-22) in the 64-62 loss […]

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Junior Robinson’s layup in OT sends Mount St. Mary’s past St. Francis U

Tweets by k_fadd LORETTO, Pa. — Junior Robinson’s layup with 15 seconds left in overtime sent Mount St. Mary’s past St. Francis (Pa.) on Saturday at DeGol Arena, 81-80. Robinson, the senior guard, finished with […]

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Fernando has career night as Maryland bounces back with win over hapless Iowa

Tweets by k_fadd COLLEGE PARK – On the heels of a 30-point walloping at top-ranked Michigan State and losing forwards Justin Jackson and Ivan Bender to season-ending injuries, Sunday night’s pit with Big Ten-worst Iowa […]

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Big first half lifts Towson past Charleston for pivotal conference win

Tweets by k_fadd TOWSON — Things couldn’t have gone much better for Towson in the first half against College of Charleston, the Colonial Athletic Conference preseason favorite and third-ranked Mid-Major team by collegeinsider.com, behind only […]

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Mount St. Mary’s drills 16 triples in run-away win over Central Connecticut State

Tweets by k_fadd EMMITSBURG – For the better part of Saturday evening’s clash with Central Connecticut State, an announced crowd of 2,384 sat relatively mum in the bleachers of Knott Arena, not offering much buzz […]

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Cam Reddish, who dropped 53 at National Hoopfest, is new No. 1 for 2018

Tweets by k_fadd During National Hoopfest at DeMatha Catholic High School this past weekend, Duke signee Cam Reddish was the talk of the show. In Saturday’s game against MSA-ranked Georgetown Prep, Reddish dazzled for 35 […]

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IMG Academy’s Silvio De Sousa eyeing enrollment at Kansas during the break

Tweets by k_fadd IMG Academy’s (Fla.) Silvio De Sousa has plans to enroll at Kansas during the semester break, the blue-chip power forward said after his game Saturday at National Hoopfest at DeMatha Catholic High […]

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Amid high expectations, Morgan State coach Todd Bozeman searches for consistency

Tweets by k_fadd EMMITSBURG – At Greater Baltimore Basketball Media Day in late October, Morgan State men’s basketball coach Todd Bozeman kept hammering home one factor that will likely define the 2017-18 season: Consistency. Last […]

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The Mount get past York as Jamion Christian experiments with rotations

Tweets by k_fadd EMMITSBURG – After having the ninth-toughest non-conference schedule nationally and going the entire month of November without a home game last year, Mount St. Mary’s coach Jamion Christian decided to lighten up […]

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Georgetown moves to 2-0 under Patrick Ewing after handling the Mount

Tweets by _bwarren WASHINGTON, D.C. — After the second game of the Patrick Ewing-era Wednesday night at Capital One Arena, the legendary Hoya and NBA hall-of-famer harped on his team’s improvements since the season-opening win […]

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The Mount show bright spots, but get rocked by Georgetown, 102-68

Tweets by k_fadd WASHINGTON, D.C. – Perched bench-side of Capital One Arena, Jamion Christian knelt with his right hand covering the side of his face and left eye peering down the far end of the […]

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Cowan continues strong play, Turgeon tests depth as Terps throttle Maryland-Eastern Shore

Tweets by k_fadd COLLEGE PARK – For much of Sunday night’s game against University of Maryland-Eastern Shore, Maryland guard Anthony Cowan played an aggressive, confident brand of basketball. In the early minutes, Cowan rejected a […]

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Jackson posts double-double in Maryland’s season-opening win versus Stony Brook

Justin Jackson’s 11 points and career-high 14 rebounds led Maryland past Stony Brook, 76-61, on Friday night in its season-opener at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Terrapins converted 52 percent of their field goal attempts […]

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Mount St. Mary’s falls to Marquette in season-opener, 80-59

Mount St. Mary’s started slow and couldn’t recover Friday night, taking a 80-59 loss in the season-opener at Marquette. Senior guard Junior Robinson paced the Mount (0-1) with 20 points and six assists in 35 minutes. Robinson’s […]

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Mount St. Mary’s outlasts Division III Hood in exhibition, 93-78: Recap, takeaways and more

Tweets by k_fadd EMMITSBURG — In a tale of two halves during Saturday’s 93-78 scrimmage win over Division III Hood College at Knott Arena, the Mount St. Mary’s men’s basketball team displayed two contrasting scenarios […]

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Three key takeaways from the Mount’s exhibition win over Delaware

Tweets by TheMountFanBlog [Editor’s note: The Mount St. Mary’s men’s basketball team hosted Delaware on Wednesday night in a charity scrimmage with all proceeds, through Catholic Relief Services, going toward Puerto Rico in its recovery […]

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MSA college basketball preview: A look-back at last year

Tweets by k_fadd [Editor’s note: This article is the first installment of our 2017-18 college basketball preview, which will run up until opening night on Nov. 10. To access the rest of our coverage, click […]

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MSA’s 2017-18 college basketball preview

Tweets by MDSportsAccess The season is less than a month away. Like a point guard surveying the defense, manipulating a strategy to dismantle the opposition, we’re scanning the college basketball landscape to decipher storylines and […]

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Mount St. Mary’s basketball coping with key injuries to start season

Tweets by k_fadd Mount St. Mary’s basketball coach Jamion Christian knows this all too well: Today’s college basketball climate is the equivalent to a prolonged roller coaster ride, a trek filled with adrenalized upswings and […]

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Despite roster turnover, Mount basketball opens preseason practice buzzing with optimism

Tweets by k_fadd As sixth-year coach Jamion Christian wrapped up preseason practice number three Monday evening, a summer removed from one of the most accoladed seasons in Mount St. Mary’s men’s basketball history, his mind […]

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Mount St. Mary’s extends contract with Christian through 2026-27 season

Mount St. Mary’s announced a contract extension with men’s basketball coach Jamion Christian on Thursday that will last through the 2026-27 season. Two years remained in Christian’s previous deal that paid the 35-year-old roughly $200,000 […]

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Maryland basketball lands 4-star, Baltimore-area forward Jalen Smith

Tweets by k_fadd Maryland basketball added a blue chip to its 2018 class on Monday evening when Baltimore-area prospect Jalen Smith announced his commitment to the Terps on Twitter. The 6-foot-10, 195-pound forward is rated […]

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Mount St. Mary’s gives No. 1 Villanova a ride before running out of steam

Tweets by k_fadd BUFFALO, N.Y. – Before Mount St. Mary’s coach Jamion Christian sauntered through the north-end tunnel of KeyBank Center and back to the dressing room for the last time this season, he stopped […]

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Mount St. Mary’s embraces ‘why not us?’ mindset into tilt with top-seeded Villanova

Tweets by k_fadd BUFFALO, N.Y. — History says today is where the road ends. In 128 tries, a 16-seed has never upended a top-seed. So after a reporter hinted that Thursday is the end for Mount […]

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Maryland falters in home away from home, has Big Ten title hopes dashed by Northwestern

Tweets by k_fadd WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mark Turgeon was furious, raucously confronting a referee after Melo Trimble got popped in the mouth on a tenacious drive to the basket. Toughness was absent for the majority […]

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Rutgers climbs out of early hole to upset Ohio State in Big Ten tournament

Tweets by k_fadd WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rutgers erased an early 10-point deficit to upset Ohio State 66-57 in the first round of the Big Ten men’s basketball tournament Wednesday night at the Verizon Center. The […]

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With refreshed mindset, Penn State puts away Nebraska in Big Ten tournament to keep season alive

Tweets by k_fadd WASHINGTON, D.C. — Carrying a five-game losing streak into Wednesday evening’s matinee against favored Nebraska, the Penn State men’s basketball team needed a reset. In the wake of their worst stretch of […]

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The Mount’s NCAA Tournament berth couldn’t get much sweeter

Tweets by k_fadd EMMITSBURG — Junior Robinson embraced the outstretched arms of his mother, Monica, as they both sobbed away. “My mom has always been there for me,” said Robinson, celebrating one of many profound […]

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Mount St. Mary’s captures NEC tournament title, punches ticket to NCAA Tournament

Tweets by EricMyers531 EMMITSBURG — The shots weren’t falling, the offense was sputtering, the sellout crowd was restless and the deficit was eight. Then, the first half buzzer sounded and the players left the court […]

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Long lifts Mount St. Mary’s into NEC final, one win away from NCAA Tournament

Tweets by EricMyers531 The ball was not bouncing Elijah Long’s way. But with two minutes to go, that changed. After several opportunities around the rim went awry for Long, he then missed two go-ahead free […]

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Trimble’s game-winner propels Terps past Michigan State, 63-60

Tweets by brodskysauce COLLEGE PARK — With 6.3 seconds left to play and the game locked at 60-all, in what could be his final appearance at the Xfinity Center, Melo Trimble did what he has […]

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Junior stands large, launches Mount St. Mary’s to NEC semifinals

Tweets by EricMyers531 In the biggest moments, the ball seemed to find the smallest player on the floor. Junior Robinson, all 5-foot-5 of him, scored six of the last nine points for Mount St. Mary’s […]

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Mount St. Mary’s captures regular-season title in 77-62 win over St. Francis Brooklyn

Tweets by EricMyers531 EMMITSBURG — Elijah Long intercepted a pass and raced to the rim in transition. When he attempted the layup, he was fouled hard by Jahmel Bodrick and fell to the ground. After […]

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Mount St. Mary’s falters late, miss opportunity to clinch title, top seed

Tweets by EricMyers531 With a chance to clinch the Northeast Conference regular season title and secure home-court advantage throughout the conference tournament on Thursday night, Mount St. Mary’s couldn’t close the deal, faltering late to […]

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Maryland endures another frustrating defeat in the 89-75 loss to Minnesota

Tweets by k_fadd COLLEGE PARK — The frustration uncontrollably spewed out of Mark Turgeon. With under eight minutes to go, and Maryland trailing by three, he peered up at the scoreboard and grimaced during a timeout. […]

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Towson men’s basketball player injured in drive-by shooting

Towson forward John Davis was shot in the leg after a drive-by shooting in Philadelphia on Saturday night. Davis is a Philadelphia native and returned to his hometown following Towson’s 69-65 win over Drexel. Following the […]

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Photo Gallery: Marquette vs. Georgetown

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Govan, Pryor, Peak combine for 63 as Hoyas dismantle Marquette, 80-62

Tweets by k_fadd WASHINGTON, D.C. – John Thompson III flashed a subtle fist pump in the waning minutes of Saturday’s afternoon matinee against Marquette. Georgetown mounted a commanding 20-point lead with under five minutes to […]

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Mount St. Mary’s squanders late lead, stunned at home by Central Connecticut

Tweets by EricMyers531 EMMITSBURG — After their win-streak reached eight games on Thursday night, most Mount St. Mary’s fans assumed it would reach nine on Saturday against the last place team in the Northeast Conference, […]

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Mount St. Mary’s puts away Bryant for eighth straight win

Tweets by k_fadd EMMITSBURG — With under four minutes remaining, and Bryant refusing to back down — drawing within five — Elijah Long heaved a half-court pass to a hard-cutting Miles Wilson at the rim, […]

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Mount men continue to surge, get by Robert Morris to win sixth straight

Despite getting mauled on the glass, Mount St. Mary’s staved off Robert Morris on Thursday night at the Knott Arena to claim their eighth Northeast Conference win in nine games, 48-47. The Mountaineers were out-rebounded […]

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Terps snap out of early funk, beat Rutgers for best 20-game start since 1998-99

COLLEGE PARK — The Maryland Terrapins moved to 18-2 on the season following a 67-55 win over Big Ten opponent Rutgers on Tuesday night. The win gives the Terrapins their best 20-game start since the 1998-99 […]

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Though it’s only a two-game skid, the bottom may have fallen out for Creighton

Tweets by k_fadd WASHINGTON, D.C. — Anguish radiated from Creighton coach Greg McDermott after Wednesday night’s 71-51 beatdown from middling Georgetown. Just one week ago, the Bluejays were riding high, climbing to No. 7 Associated […]

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Pryor’s burst, offensive continuity sends Georgetown past No. 16 Creighton, 71-51

Tweets by k_fadd WASHINGTON, D.C. — Confidence exuded from Rodney Pryor’s every move. When Georgetown clung to a one-point lead with under seven minutes left in the first half, Pryor steamrolled into the lane and […]

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Mount St. Mary’s locks down St. Francis for fifth straight win

Junior Robinson scored 19 points on 7-of-12 shooting and Mount St. Mary’s held off St. Francis Brooklyn 55-47 on Saturday. Elijah Long posted a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds for Mount St. Mary’s (9-12, […]

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No. 25 Maryland secures another road win at Iowa to sit atop Big Ten

Behind Melo Trimble’s 20 points and clutch scoring down the stretch, No. 25 Maryland rallied after blowing a 15-point lead to outlast Iowa 84-76 on Thursday night for its fourth straight victory. Trimble broke out of […]

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Mount St. Mary’s handles Sacred Heart, wins fourth straight

Elijah Long (19 points, seven assists and six rebounds), Junior Robinson (17 points, four assists and three steals) and Miles Wilson (17 points and four rebounds) charged Mount St. Mary’s to their fourth straight win in the wire-to-wire […]

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Maryland overcomes cold start to beat Illinois, 62-56

Freshman guard Anthony Cowan scored a career-high 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Maryland to a 62-56 win over Illinois on Saturday. Maryland (16-2, 4-1 Big Ten) faced a better team than the one […]

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Mount St. Mary’s downs Fairleigh Dickinson, tied atop NEC

Elijah Long’s career night (14 points, 12 assists, seven rebounds and five steals) propelled Mount St. Mary’s to a 77-70 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Thursday night. The win moves Mount St. Mary’s (6-12, 4-1 NEC) […]

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Maryland puts away Indiana for another gritty Big Ten win

Tweets by k_fadd COLLEGE PARK — After Monday’s mid-day practice, Maryland Coach Mark Turgeon expressed the need to suppress Indiana’s run-and-gun style, while bringing iron-fist-like physicality for Tuesday night’s primetime matinee. Though passing their first […]

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Maryland men close out 77-70 win over Michigan

After squandering a double-digit lead in the 67-65 loss to Nebraska on New Year’s day, the Maryland men’s basketball team closed the deal on Saturday evening against Michigan. The Terrapins got 15 points from both […]

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Maryland men squander 13-point lead, lose to Nebraska 67-65

Tweets by k_fadd COLLEGE PARK — Maryland couldn’t barricade the Nebraska onslaught triggered by a stifling 1-3-1 zone. Terrapins coach Mark Turgeon had no answers and was left flabbergasted in the wake of a rare […]

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Mount St. Mary’s men hold on for 57-56 win over Wagner

Tweets by k_fadd EMMITSBURG — Jamion Christian walked off the court at Knott Arena with his arm wrapped around Chris Wray, a player he wanted to help “grow up.” Wray’s role heading into the 2016-17 […]

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Maryland cruises past Illinois in Big Ten opener, 84-59

Before Mark Turgeon departed for the six-day-long break, he said he “felt great” about his team despite having to crusade a comeback in five of their 12 wins.  Tuesday night justified Turgeon’s words. Behind Melo […]

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Maryland basketball coach Mark Turgeon has an optimistic vision. For everyone else, it’s glass-half-full or glass-half-empty

Tweets by k_fadd Maryland basketball coach Mark Turgeon was faced with one last question before departing on the six-day-long Christmas break. “How do you feel about your team going into conference play?” a reporter asked […]

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Maryland gets hot in the second half to cruise past Charlotte, 88-72

Tweets by k_fadd BALTIMORE — For much of the first half in Maryland men’s basketball’s matinee against Charlotte, the atmosphere inside Royal Farms Arena was tense and antsy. Melo Trimble has “been through this all […]

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Maryland basketball storms from behind in 71-70 tightrope win over Oklahoma State

Tweets by k_fadd COLLEGE PARK — Buried in the scoreboard by double-digits with under 13 minutes to go, it seemed almost certain that Maryland basketball won’t pull of the thrilling feat this time around. Coming […]

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NBA Draft: For Maryland, it didn’t go as expected

The 2016 NBA Draft has come to a close and the Maryland Terrapins had two of its three players eligible get drafted. Center Diamond Stone was expected to be a first round draft pick, followed […]

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Mount St. Mary’s second half surge leads to thumping win over American

By Kyle McFadden EMMITSBURG- When Jamion Christian sat down over the off-season with his coaching staff to formulate the schedule of opponents that his team would go up against, he took the bull by the […]

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Mount St. Mary’s men’s basketball hosts American in home opener

By Maryland Sports Access Crew Mount St. Mary’s men’s basketball will play host to American for its home opener tonight at 7 o’clock pm in the Knott Arena. Maryland Sports Access will be providing live game […]

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The Mount get season rolling with first intrasquad scrimmage of year

EMMITSBURG- Watching his team race windidly up and down the court during the first half of their 20-minute scrimmage, Jamion Christian sat at half-court in the cushioned blue chairs of Knott Arena. Letting his assistants do […]

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