Category: basketball

Back on the Court

If you have been following the blog, you would remember the recent post concerning the particular shoes in the photo to the left.  Yep, those are the Nike Hyperdunks using Flywire material.  Nice. So what are they doing on the blog again?  Well if you take a closer look, you will notice that they are […]

The Team fits Gary

This is a good team for the coaching style of Gary Williams. They seem tough, willing to play defense at a frenetic level, and have young men committed to a team rebounding concept. Teammates Adrian Bowie (sophomore guard) and Sean Mosely (guard/forward freshman) have been junkyard dog tough in crunch time. Many already know YMCA […]

Pitt Picks our Pocket (again)

The Terps seem to have lost their top choice for 2010 point guard to Pitt. Isiah Epps (4 stars, Plainfield, NJ) made a verbal commitment to the Pitt Panthers in the last 24 hours. So that is a big story. Remember, it is verbal. Mr. Epps did not sign anything, so maybe it is a […]

Gary Williams Up Close

Gary Williams Up Close The night after a stunning 66-65 loss to Baltimore’s Morgan State, I spent a few minutes with Coach Williams. Up close and personal, he seemed tired. Nattily dressed in some real cool Under Armor, he strolled into the Greene Turtle at Germantown. He was there to do his weekly radio show […]

What Happened to the Fans?

On Saturday afternoon at 4p the Maryland men’s basketball team played the Charlotte 49’ers. The announced attendance was 16,500. Gary Williams thanked the fans for their support. One little issue, there were by my estimate 6,000+ empty seats. Out of 17,500 total. Over the past two months the Terrapin fans have disappeared. Are all the […]

Pluses and Minuses in Terps Basketball

No Bigs Gives us Postseason Hope For the first time I can remember, the Maryland Terrapins do not have a “Big”. A tall guy, a center, a man in the middle. Somehow, someway we managed to not have the middle covered. There have been many who have questioned the recruiting prowess of Gary Williams, now […]