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While Jimmy Patsos uncorked a virtuoso postgame news conference when Loyola won the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title last week, Shane Walker was transfixed by something far less animated than his gregarious coach.
Having squandered another opportunity to make an impression on a national scale, Maryland finds itself in a desperate situation as it strives to reach the NCAA tournament for a third successive season.
Virginia Tech opened the game with a 12-0 run, got a career-high 24 points from Erick Green and coasted to a 74-57 victory over Maryland on Thursday night.
Playing at home against plodding Delaware State is nothing like facing a Top 25 team at Madison Square Garden, so it was only natural for Maryland to experience a letdown against the Hornets.
"It's hard to handle," guard Adrian Bowie said. "It's hard to swallow. At the end of every game we lost, we always felt like we should have won."
"We're good shooters," said guard Adrian Bowie, who scored 12 points. "We just haven't knocked it down consistently. We had a day today when we knocked it down and it made it easier to drive when we knock down jump shots."