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Maryland men's and women's basketball teams both appear in top ten of preseason AP Poll

With all the anticipation and excitement surrounding the upcoming Maryland men's basketball season, the women's basketball team is no slouch either, beginning the season ranked ninth in the AP poll, and sixth in the coaches poll.

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Women's Basketball:

Maryland ranked ninth, UConn the unanimous No. 1 in AP's preseason women's basketball poll - Baltimore Sun
Maryland, picked to win the Big Ten by conference media and coaches, was ranked No. 9 in the preseason poll. The Terps return four starters from last year's 34-3 squad that went undefeated in the Big Ten and advanced to its second straight Final Four.

Maryland Women Face High Expectations in 2015-16
The University of Maryland is the only program in the country to have both of their basketball teams, both men's and women's ranked in the top 10 to start the season.

Men's Basketball:

Valentine, Trimble lead ESPN’s top 100 college hoops players " Big Ten Network
A look at the sixteen basketball players from the B1G that made ESPN's list of the 100 top players for the 2015-2016 season.

Terps men's basketball gives their best Instagram tips - The Diamondback : Sports
I personally don't have an Instagram, and probably never will, but for those of you readers who do, here ya go!

Maryland Football:

Indianapolis Colts fire offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton, who's been linked to Maryland - Testudo Times
Offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton has been fired by the Indianapolis Colts. Hamilton could be on the short list of names that Maryland considers as a potential replacement for Edsall. Don't forget to check out all the potential replacements we've profiled here.

Turnovers, parenting, and frustration: On Locksley's big challenge | CSN Mid-Atlantic
"It’s like raising kids and they keep making the same dumb mistakes over and over. As a parent, you just love them through it, you hold them accountable for it."

B1G Football:

Big Ten Week 9 bowl projections: Does anyone want lower-tier bowl slots
The B1G Ten is going to struggle mightily to fill all of their bowl tie-ins. Additionally, 80 teams will be required to fill all bowl games this season, and if not enough finish the season bowl eligible, an NCAA rule allows teams with a 5-7 record to fill the remaining holes, this scenario is quite unlikely,'re saying there's a chance!?

Ohio State Buckeyes, Big Ten showed respect in first Playoff rankings - Big Ten Blog - ESPN
The B1G has three undefeated teams, and two of those teams may not be too content with their CFB ranking.

College Football Playoff rankings: Alabama in top 4 of first official top 25 despite loss -
Alabama is ahead of those two teams, despite having lost one game this season, because you know, they're Alabama.