Harper carries No. 19 Rutgers past Maryland 74-60 in Big Ten
Maryland forward Galin Smith (30) blocks a shot by Rutgers guard Ron Harper Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, in College Park, Md. – Ron Harper Jr. scored 19 of his 27 points in the second half, and No. 19 Rutgers won its Big Ten opener for the first time in school history, grinding past Maryland 74-60 Monday night. The Scarlet Knights (5-0, 1-0) broke open a tight game with a 10-0 run that made it 50-38 with 11:49 left. BIG PICTURERutgers: That was a solid start in conference play for the Scarlet Knights, who are no longer patsies against the traditional Big Ten powers.
No. 9 Maryland tops No. 25 Michigan for Big Ten title share
Maryland guard Anthony Cowan Jr. (1) goes to the basket for a layup during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in College Park, Md. – Each member of the Maryland basketball team took turns gripping the trophy awarded to the Big Ten Conference champions. 9 Terrapins that their 83-70 victory over 25th-ranked Michigan on Sunday was good for only a share of the regular-season title. Maryland moved into a first-place tie with Wisconsin, and Michigan State joined the fray at the top by defeating Ohio State later Sunday. And that was good enough for Maryland, which received its first Big Ten championship trophy since joining the league in 2014.
Morsell's late 3 lifts No. 9 Maryland past Minnesota 74-73
9 Maryland on Wednesday night, capping a furious comeback for a 74-73 victory with a 10-1 run over the final 2:06. “Foul troubles, everything, I didn't know if we were ever going to get over the hump,” coach Mark Turgeon said. “When it left my hand, honestly, I thought it was going to hit off the backboard and go in," Morsell said. Wiggins intercepted a cross-court pass by Carr and went the other way for a one-handed slam, bringing Maryland within 66-62. BIG PICTUREMaryland: Cowan had his second consecutive quiet game, going just 2 for 15 from the floor to fall to 3 for 19 over his last two contests.
No. 12 Maryland grinds past No. 11 Ohio State 67-55
11 Ohio State 67-55 Tuesday night and remain unbeaten at home. But we beat a really, really good team that I think can win a national championship if things go the right way for them in March." On this night, Ohio State (11-4, 1-3) looked nothing like a contender. And it's not just the length inside," Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann said. Kaleb Wesson scored 15 for Ohio State, and Andre Wesson and D.J.