- Mexican train carrying 1,300 migrants headed toward U.S. derails
- Secret Service begins regular K-9 patrols around White House
- Pentagon’s human memory-chip program moves forward
- Obama blasts GOP, ignores immigration crisis in Texas speech
- Marine Warfighting Lab tests the Godzilla of amphibious assault vehicles
- Harry Reid: Birth-control ruling the worst Supreme Court decision in 25 years
- Vet suicides ‘horrible human cost’ of VA dysfunction: lawmaker
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- Hagel: ‘Make no mistake,’ ISIL is an ‘imminent’ threat to U.S.
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Latest Pat Skerry Items
He is not a Jabari Parker or an Andrew Wiggins, who are household names for college basketball fans, and his name does not appear on any of the major draft projections. But if Benimon is selected in Thursday's NBA draft he could surprise those who overlooked him. He already has proven to be a revelation to some.
After going 1-31 last season, Towson retained only three scholarship players and added three transfers from the Big East. The Tigers also put together a schedule that was something — literally — to write home about, opening with 10 straight games on the road.
Erique Gumbs learned a valuable lesson a couple of days ago after Towson coach Pat Skerry tried to inspire his team that had lost an NCAA-record 41 straight games, showing them Muhammad Ali's famous "rope-a-dope" boxing match against George Foreman.
There isn't much the current Towson basketball team shares with its immediate predecessor. Except the losing.
The decor is sparse in new Towson basketball coach Pat Skerry's office. A few bags are on the floor. His desk is covered with notes jotted down during his first week on the job. A laptop is off to the side, and his mobile device is buzzing.
Towson University has hired Pittsburgh assistant Pat Skerry as its new coach.