We’ve known for a while that Maryland and Navy will square off in basketball this fall for the first time since 1985. Now we have a date to mark down.
The Terps and Midshipmen will meet up on Friday, Nov. 9 for the second game of the Veterans Classic in Annapolis. Providence and Wichita State will play in the first contest at 6 p.m. ET, followed by Maryland-Navy at 8:30. All games will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network.
The timing means this will be the second game of Maryland’s season. The Terps already announced that their 2018-19 campaign would open against Delaware on Tuesday, Nov. 6, and it wouldn’t make sense to squeeze another game in between that and the Navy contest.
Maryland’s other non-conference matchups with locked-in dates are Nov. 28 against Virginia, Dec. 11 against Loyola (MD) and Dec. 22 against Seton Hall. They’re also confirmed to be playing Hofstra, Marshall and Mount St. Mary’s, which leaves three matchups undetermined.
In other news
We’ve started Offensive Line Week here. It’s certainly an experienced group.
Jake Layman’s third year of his Blazers rookie contract has been guaranteed. He’s still looking for a larger rotational role in Portland.
Consider this your periodic reminder that former Maryland second baseman Brandon Lowe is on an incredible hot streak for the Durham Bulls in AAA.
@Sweet_n_Lowe5 is the hottest hitter in pro baseball— Maryland Baseball (@TerpsBaseball) July 2, 2018
Video game numbers ➡️ .512 (22-for-43) with seven homers and 21 RBIs in his last 11 games #ProTerps pic.twitter.com/M7ayV7alV9
Elsewhere in the minor leagues, Kevin Smith just picked up a weekly honor.
Congrats to @KJS_4 on his selection as Florida State League Player of the Week! pic.twitter.com/xz65JznOgu— Dunedin Blue Jays (@DunedinBlueJays) July 2, 2018
Maryland soccer alums Zack Steffen and Graham Zusi are MLS All-Stars. They’ll join the league’s contingent against Juventus in August.
We know an #MLSAllStar ⭐️— Columbus Crew SC (@ColumbusCrewSC) June 29, 2018
Catch this #CrewSC GK at the @MLS All-Star Game in August. Congrats, @zackstef_23!
Two-way threat. Six-time @MLS All-Star. @gzusi is on the 2018 #MLSAllStar Fan XI.— Sporting KC (@SportingKC) June 25, 2018
⭐️ https://t.co/WZ0XTLQvkI pic.twitter.com/rCrlTSBxS3