Wizards fans can hope that Howard will play in Thursday’s season opener against the Miami Heat, but he and Scott Brooks said it is too early to tell.
These days, Ryan Odom is the one calling the shots in the closing seconds as he prepares for his third season as the coach at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. UMBC stunned No. 1 seed Virginia 74-54 in the South Region first round last spring. It was the first time a No. 16 seed beat a top seed in tournament history.