clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Maryland men's basketball to play Illinois in 2019 at Madison Square Garden

The Big Ten announced the matchups for the Super Saturday doubleheader and Maryland basketball will play Illinois at Madison Square Garden in 2019.

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Maryland Basketball

Big Ten Announces 2017-19 Super Saturday College Hoops & Hockey Doubleheader Matchups - Big Ten Conference Official Site
With the inaugural "Super Saturday – College Hoops & Hockey" doubleheader set for Saturday, Jan. 30, in New York City, the Big Ten announced future matchups for 2017, 2018 and 2019, with six more men’s basketball teams and the remaining four hockey programs scheduled to compete at legendary Madison Square Garden. The event features a basketball and hockey game between two schools, one in the afternoon and another in the evening. Maryland's men's basketball team will be hosting Illinois in 2019 but both the Terps and Illini do not have D-1 hockey programs, so the hockey component in 2019 is currently listed as TBD.

SportsCenter’s SVP forced to relive Maryland’s 2001 loss to Duke | CSN Mid-Atlantic
In a game of "Where in the World was SVP," Scott Van Pelt was forced to relive a painful memory.

Melo Trimble prepared for ‘a great opportunity’ against Iowa - The Washington Post
While Iowa continues to garner national attention, the sophomore point guard expects a bounce-back performance from Maryland. Trimble saying of the Iowa Hawkeyes "Going into this game, they’re talked about more than us, they’re even ranked higher than us," Trimble said. "It’s a great opportunity for us to get this win," he added.

For Maryland basketball, no place like home: No. 8 Terps hope to continue home-court dominance against No. 3 Iowa on Thursday - Baltimore Sun
In finishing second to Wisconsin last season with a 14-4 Big Ten record, the Terps were a perfect 9-0 at home. Maryland is 4-0 at home in the league this season — 11-0 overall at Xfinity Center — and needed help from the crowd to win closer-than-expected games against Northwestern in overtime last week and Penn State last month.

Maryland Football

Dwayne Haskins on Ohio State commitment, his football future and playing in the International Bowl | USA Today High School Sports | USA Today High School Sports
Dwayne Haskins talks about his decision to decommit from Maryland and pledge to the Buckeyes.

Recruiting in Big Ten benefits from additions of Maryland, Rutgers - College Football Nation Blog- ESPN
Some interesting reading with National Signing Day less than a week away. Since adding Maryland and Rutgers, the Big Ten has been collecting more ESPN 300 recruits from those schools' backyards. Maryland has done better at keeping talent at home, but other B1G schools, including Michigan, Penn State and Ohio State are now major players in the conference's new expanded footprint.

Trey Edmunds Transfers to Maryland - Maryland Terrapins Athletics - University of Maryland Terps Official Athletic Site
Maryland head football coach DJ Durkin made the transfer of former Virginia Tech running back Trey Edmunds official, announcing on Wednesday that he has transferred to Maryland and will be eligible to play immediately in 2016.

Maryland LB target Keith Simms says Oregon, Virginia Tech are top 2 schools - Testudo Times
Not promising news in the Terps' pursuit of a local linebacker prospect. Virginia Tech and Oregon are the final two in line for his services.

DJ Durkin is recruiting the entire state of Florida to play football at Maryland - Testudo Times
Florida is the second-most represented state in Maryland's recruiting class. It seems as though D.J. Durkin wants to make Florida a prime recruiting spot for the Maryland football program moving forward.