April 24, 2018


All things collegiate sports



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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


North Carolina eyeing to become first repeat champion since Florida in 2006-2007

CHARLOTTE — It’s been 25 years since a team went to three straight NCAA men’s basketball national title games, back when Duke reeled off four straight appearances from 1990-1993. The Blue Devils won it all […]


Tracking Maryland high school basketball alums in the 2018 NCAA tourney

There’s only one D.C.-Maryland college in this year’s NCAA Tournament (UMBC), but there’s plenty of former high school standouts from the Old Line State to follow along with. You can track the local stand-outs right […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


DMV produces epic triumphs, historical upsets and plenty of fireworks on college football’s opening weekend

Tweets by k_fadd It was quite the day for college football programs, and football in general, in the DMV on Saturday. You could probably say it’s the most decorative nine-hour stretch on the gridiron in […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


MSA scoreboard and storylines for January 14

Eight Division I men’s basketball programs in the D.C. and Maryland region, plus the Wizards, are in action today. Keep up with all the updates right here. Stories Shorthanded No. 4 Perry Hall finishes off No. […]


MSA Roundup: Navy men down Loyola, Maryland women win behind Jones’ 42, Trimble named to Wooden 25

STORIES Ovechkin scores twice, surpasses 1,000 points in 5-2 win over Pens ICYMI: Maryland men put away Indiana for another gritty Big Ten win ICYMI: No. 3 Clemson dethrones No. 1 Alabama in epic comeback to capture […]


No. 3 Clemson dethrones No. 1 Alabama in epic comeback to capture first college football championship since 1981

Tweets by k_fadd They’ll be talking about Monday night’s heavyweight bout in Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium for years and decades to come. How a quarterback hounding a destiny that deemed dubious and pair of misfits KO’ed juggernaut […]


Frederick Community College lacrosse makes history

On March 19th, the newly added men’s lacrosse team at Frederick Community College hosted their first ever home game against Finger Lakes Community College.   Fredercick CC – 20 Finger Lakes CC – 8


Exhibition: Maryland vs Southern New Hampshire Recap

The Terps hit the hardwood for the first time this season for an exhibition matchup against Division II Southern New Hampshire. Maryland enters the season ranked #3 in the nation and we were able to […]


Grateful Jake Funk receives offer from Maryland

Leaning back in his chair, Jake Funk sat in his Literature Film class with eyes peeled on the screen in front of the classroom, jotting down notes on a movie like every other classmate would. Anxiously waiting for the […]


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