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Maryland basketball has shooters, but defense is key for Terps' success

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Maryland has some of the most talented offensive players in the country, but a commitment to defense has fueled its recent winning streak.

Sung-Min Kim

Maryland Basketball

Maryland basketball: Terrapins thriving behind elite defense |
Maryland has plenty of offensive firepower, but its the Terrapins' defense that is primarily responsible for its success.

Turgeon's Hands-Off Approach on Offense Proves Beneficial - InsideMDSports
Mark Turgeon has been criticized at times during his tenure at Maryland for giving his players freedom on offense to do their own thing, but it's working.

Big Ten Whiteboard: An early look at the Big Ten week ahead " - Big Ten Network
Iowa at Indiana on Thursday is the game of the week and could have huge implications in the race for the Big Ten title.

Maryland Women's Basketball

Maryland women's basketball vs. Ohio State final score, with 3 things to know from the Terps' 94-86 loss - Testudo Times
The Terps fall to Ohio State again, losing control of their own destiny for the regular-season conference crown.

Power Rankings

Power Rankings: Iowa stays on top; Michigan State, Purdue climb " Big Ten Network
Maryland is sitting behind Iowa in Jon Crispin's latest Big Ten power rankings.

Player Rankings: Robert Carter Jr. moves up in Jess Settles’ list " Big Ten Network
RCJ is now at No. 7 in Jess Settles' Big Ten player rankings. The Terps boast three players in the top-10 with Melo Trimble, Carter Jr. and Diamond Stone.

Maryland Football

Roundtable: Which Big Ten assistant coach hire has the most potential? - Big Ten Blog- ESPN
Several Big Ten schools have made changes to their coaching staffs, and some of the new additions are very intriguing. Mitch Sherman thinks Maryland's Mike London has the most potential.

Maryland Football Recruiting

DeMatha Catholic could be the key to Maryland football's 2017 recruiting class - Testudo Times
The Terps struggled to recruit the local football powerhouse for years. But they broke through in 2016, and their Route 1 neighbors could provide an elite bounce in 2017.

Vote for the Testudo Times Terp of the Week

Testudo Times Terp of the Week - Testudo Times
Who had the best week in Maryland athletics? You decide!

Maryland vs. Bowie State

Maryland vs. Bowie State preview: Terps take a break from Big Ten play to host Division-II foe - Testudo Times
Maryland ain't losing this one.

Tipoff Time, TV Change for Maryland-Bowie State
Maryland basketball game Tuesday against Bowie State has been moved to 6:00 pm, the school announced.