As the football team gets increasingly left for dead, more and more Terp fans are turning to basketball to soothe their wounded pride. And after Maryland Madness last weekend, the hoops season is officially underway. The men’s team isn’t getting a ton of respect in the preseason polls, but that’s OK. We’re a better team when we’re undervalued. The women’s team is full of freshmen but are expected to be relatively solid.
Based on the limited knowledge you get from Maryland Madness, both teams looked fine. I watched the coverage on TV, and here are some photographic highlights.
Freshman crop of women’s talent was introduced.
Senior Emery Wallace, who is out for the season with injury, did a lengthy sideline interview anyway. For some reason. Good evening, Emery.
Sorry, Jerome. Nice of the team to give him a spot on the strength and conditioning staff. He’s a kinesiology major, so this would be a nice feather in his professional cap.
And now……the head coach of YOUR Maryland Terrapins….oh oh oh OH oh…
He got all teary during his speech…he really seems to expect big things this year.
Surprise! Vasquez took the mike. “You’ve all gotta support us no matter what, OK” he said. No, Vasquez. I will agree to no such thing.