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Maryland center, Damonte Dodd out for three games with left knee injury

Maryland center, Damonte Dodd out for three games with left knee injury

Damonte Dodd, starting center for Maryland, will miss the three games due to a left knee injury.

Prior the Terrapins' game against Howard, it was announced that Dodd will miss the game with a sprained medial collateral ligament. The injury occured at a team practice on Monday.

The 6'11" senior has started in six of the team's nine games averaging 5.9 ppg and 5.3 rpg. He is the team leader in blocks with 17. Starting in his place was junior, Michal Cekovsky, making his first start of the season. 

Dodd is to be reevaluated after the three games he will miss, which will be after Maryland's home game against Jacksonville State on Dec. 12. 

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Maryland falls to No. 17, Virginia out of top 25 in latest AP Poll

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Maryland falls to No. 17, Virginia out of top 25 in latest AP Poll

A 1-1 week dropped the Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team five spots in the latest Associated Press poll.

Maryland defeated then-No. 11 Ohio State handily at home this past Monday, 67-55. It was the Terps best win of the season, where they played lockdown defense for much of the evening.

But on Friday, Maryland was embarrassed by unranked Iowa on the road. The Hawkeyes held Maryland to just 49 points, cruising to an 18-point victory.

In three true road games this season, Maryland is winless. It's worth noting that Maryland remains perfect at the Xfinity Center, however.

The Big Ten has five teams in the latest Top 25, but none higher than Michigan State at No. 15 overall.

The Terps weren't the only MId-Atlantic team to slip. Virginia fell outside the Top 25 following a loss to Syracuse this past weekend.

You can check out the full poll below.

Full poll:

1. Gonzaga
2. Duke
3. Baylor
4. Auburn
5. Butler
6. Kansas
7. San Diego State
8. Baylor
9. Florida State
10. Kentucky
11. Louisville
12. West Virginia
13. Dayton
14. Villanova
15. Michigan State
16. Wichita State
17. Maryland
18. Seton Hall
19. Michigan
20. Colorado
21. Ohio State
22. Memphis
23. Texas Tech
24. Illinois
25. Creighton

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Maryland announce plans for $15 million video board and major renovations to facilities

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Maryland announce plans for $15 million video board and major renovations to facilities

In an online address to the University of Maryland Wednesday, athletic director Damon Evans announced the school's plans to upgrade its athletic facilities. 

The plans include a $15 million jumbotron for Maryland Stadium and $25 million to improve the facilities of non-revenue teams. 

This will bring an enhancement to the Field Hockey and Women's Lacrosse Stadium, an indoor hitting and pitching facility for the baseball and softball programs and an indoor hitting facility for the golf team. 

Maryland also plans to provide upgrades to the Track and Field stadium, Soccer stadium and expansion to Gossett Hall (Football). 

Evans stated his goal with this move is to take care of all their athletic teams, which they have "big plans" for while doing it in a financially sustainable way. 

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