Loving scored 19 points and Russell added 18 points and 14 rebounds to lead Ohio State to an 80-56 victory over No. 16 Maryland on Thursday night.
Laurin Mincy scored 24 points, and No. 5 Maryland rolled to its 12th consecutive victory, remaining unbeaten in Big Ten play with a 91-65 win over Michigan on Thursday night.
With only 10 games left before the Big Ten tournament, the Terrapins are now at a point in the season where emotional leadership can be a difference-maker. Sunday’s come-from-behind victory over Northwestern was evidence of that.
At halftime, the Hoyas had 13 turnovers and 16 points on a mere four field goals. They went on to lose to the Musketeers, 66-53, ending a four-game winning streak.
The Hoyas stumbled for the second time against the Musketeers immediately after entering the Top 25. Georgetown had just moved in at No. 25 when it lost at Xavier on New Year’s Eve and was ranked No. 21 on Monday.
Adam Smith’s 3-pointer with four seconds left lifted Virginia Tech to a 70-67 overtime victory over Pittsburgh on Tuesday night.
Freshman Terry Larrier scored 15 points and No. 14 VCU pulled away with an emphatic run early in the second half to beat George Washington 72-48 on Tuesday night for its 12th consecutive victory.
After all that anticipation and excitement of reaching that milestone victory with a 77-68 win over St. John’s on Sunday, how do the No. 4 Blue Devils avoid a letdown playing at No. 8 Notre Dame on Wednesday night?
As one of the best long snappers in the country, Cardona was invited to participate in the Senior Bowl, giving him the opportunity to pursue a career in the NFL. To do so, however, he’ll have to receive special clearance to forgo his military commitment.
A 68-66 defeat Monday night created a four-way tie for third place in the conference, in addition to the four-way tie for seventh that already existed. “This is league play,” coach Mike Brennan said. “All the games are going to be two-point games.”
Since Shaka Smart arrived at VCU in 2009, the basketball program has become synonymous with “havoc,” a term used to describe Smart’s aggressive, full-court pressure defense.
A defense attorney for a former Vanderbilt football player accused of rape says his client took “deplorable” photos of the assault but did not take part in it.