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Maryland vs. No. 23 Texas preview, how to watch

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Maryland vs. No. 23 Texas preview, how to watch

The last time the Terps and Longhorns met was in the 2017 season opener in Texas with the Terps upsetting the Longhorns at home 51-41. This time, the Longhorns are looking to even up the score.

Maryland has yet to reveal who will be starting quarterback against the Longhorns in tomorrow's week one opener. Interim head Coach Matt Canada plans to announce either Tyrrell Pigrome or Kasim Hill as starting QB prior to tomorrow's noon kickoff.

Maryland Terrapins vs. Texas Longhorns

Who: Maryland Terrapins vs. Texas Longhorns 
What:  Week 1 of the 2018 College Football Season
When: Saturday, September 1, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Where: FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland

Following the death of offensive lineman, Jordan McNair, the Terps have had quite a controversial start to their season that left Maryland without its head coach. However, the Terps hope to bounce back with a win in their season opener against the Texas Longhorns with interim head coach Matt Canada making his debut.

Maryland Terrapins vs. Texas Longhorns, How to Watch

TV Channel: ESPN
Online Stream: WatchESPN
Radio: ESPN 980 (Washington, D.C.), WJZ 105.7 FM (Baltimore)

Maryland Terps 2018 Regular Season Schedule

Week 1: September 1, 12:00 p.m. vs. Texas Longhorns
Week 2: September 8, 6:00 p.m. at Bowling Green Falcons
Week 3: September 15, 12:00 p.m. vs. Temple Owls
Week 4: September 22, TBD vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers
Week 5: BYE
Week 6: October 6, 12:00 p.m. at Michigan Wolverines
Week 7: October 13, 12:00 p.m. vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights (Homecoming)
Week 8: October 20, 12:00 p.m. at Iowa Hawkeyes
Week 9: October 27, TBD vs. Illinois Fighting Illini
Week 10: November 3, TBD vs. Michigan State Spartans
Week 11: November 10, TBD at Indiana Hoosiers
Week 12: November 17, TBD vs. Ohio State Buckeyes
Week 13: November 24, TBD at Penn State


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4 ways to build an all-time Terps basketball lineup on a budget

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4 ways to build an all-time Terps basketball lineup on a budget

The offseason is time for fun activities that keep the competitive juices flowing.

In that spirit, our friends at Testudo Times have posed an interesting question about how to go about building a starting five of the best Maryland basketball players of all time, but on a budget.

With 25 players available, five for $5, five for $4, five for $3, five for $2 and five for $1 and a $15 budget, the task is to build the best starting five possible. It's a tall task, though one that can be completed in a number of different ways.

Before taking on the task yourself, some Terps alumni have some thoughts of their own.

There are a couple main themes here. First, this is an incredibly difficult task. Second, Len Bias is a must-include.

With that in mind there are a few ways to go about completing the lineup.

The best

Bias — $5
Juan Dixon — $5
Keith Booth — $1
Steve Francis — $3
Derrick Lewis — $1

This lineup can do just about anything. It can play fast or slow on offense and defense, it can shoot, rebound and play with toughness or finesse. Bias and Dixon are the superstars, Booth and Lewis are much better than their $1 label, and Francis can be the straw that stirs the drink.

The all-dunking lineup

Bias — $5
Steve Francis — $3
Dez Wells — $2
Bruno Fernando — $2
James Gist — $1

There's a mix of power dunkers and finesse dunkers on the squad with $2 left for an underrated dunker in Kevin Huerter.

The all-shooting lineup

Bias — $5
Dixon — $5
Huerter — $2
Lewis — $1
Fernando — $2

Everybody on this squad can score the rock. Huerter and Dixon are great 3-point shooters. Fernando is a near-60 percent shooter from the field. Bias is a staple on any and every team and Lewis was a good enough shooter during his junior and senior seasons to get the nod for the final spot.

The all-value lineup

Bias — $5
Booth — $1
Lewis — $1
Steve Blake — $5
Wilcox — $3

Bias is good value at any price and we've already talked about the value of Lewis and Booth. The lineup needs a point guard, and with a pair of $1 players, Blake makes the most sense, even as the most expensive option. Wilcox rounds out the team thanks to his versatility down low.

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Maryland gets great news as Anthony Cowan Jr. withdraws from NBA Draft to return for senior season

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Maryland gets great news as Anthony Cowan Jr. withdraws from NBA Draft to return for senior season

Anthony Cowan Jr. announced that he will return to Maryland basketball for his senior season after testing the NBA Draft waters.

Cowan, a local product out of St. John's College High School, has started every game at Maryland for the past three seasons. The point guard has led the Terps in scoring and assists the past two years, most recently helping the team to the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament. 

His return will be a huge boost to the Terrapins after big-man Bruno Fernando decided to forgo his eligibility for his final two seasons in College Park for the NBA Draft. Including Cowan, the team returns seven of its top eight scorers for the 2019-20 season and will be one of the more experienced squads in the nation.

With Cowan staying at Maryland, NBC Sports' Rob Dauster says that the Terps will be a potential top-five team entering the season.

His decision came hours before Wednesday's NBA draft withdrawal deadline. Earlier on the same day, he worked out for the Sacramento Kings, according to Baltimore Sun reporter Don Markus.

While Cowan has shown an impressive ability to lead his team in his three years, he was not a projected pick for the 2019 NBA draft. It's another year for the senior to display his ability, and lead a talented team to national prominence after he only scored 20 points in two NCAA Tournament games last year.