Maryland has brought yet another Big Ten Championship back to campus. This one comes by way of the Terps’ League of Legends team.
The Terps swept Illinois 3-0, and I'm not even going to pretend to know what that means (someone call Pete Volk). Maryland’s sweep of the Illini capped off the inaugural Big Ten Network League of Legends season, which started in January.
The Maryland Terrapins are your 2017 League of Legends Big Ten champion following a... https://t.co/zSUBkLGZdP pic.twitter.com/SFsuX5yJgM— The Esports Writer (@FionnOnFire) March 28, 2017
Here’s the play-by-play of Maryland’s game-winning push.
After a game of inches, Maryland wins the decisive teamfight at Baron. Congratulation to Maryland for a 3-0 victory! pic.twitter.com/rqHKZlIgCs— University LoL (@ulol) March 28, 2017
Twelve Big Ten teams competed for this title — only Nebraska and Penn State stayed out — so this is no small accomplishment.
In other news
Anthony Cowan looks to be Maryland’s point guard of the future and will be featured on BTN’s The Journey at 9 pm ET on Sunday. Here's a preview of the piece:
With a guy like Anthony Cowan, the future is very bright for @TerrapinHoops. https://t.co/mwXKIoZix8— Maryland On BTN (@MarylandOnBTN) March 27, 2017
Speaking of Cowan, we started a position-by-position breakdown of Maryland basketball’s season. First we looked at the guards. Next up: forwards.
Now that winter sports have just about wrapped up, our staff collaborated on Maryland spring sports storylines to watch.
Women’s basketball’s Brionna Jones was named to the AP’s All-America first team and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough was named to the third team.