Terps in the NCAA Tournament

National Champions

Terps' focus, goal always same: title

Gary Williams could sense the urgency among his players in mid-October, when the Maryland Terrapins gathered for their first week of practice and began building toward what would become the greatest men's basketball season in school history.  More...

Other champions probably greater, but few teams have ever been tougher

THE PUNDITS and basketball junkies are already discussing the University of Maryland's place among college basketball's elite. But for those who engage in such dialogue, they might miss the story line of Maryland's 2002 national championship run.  More...

UM grinds out victory, earns national title

ATLANTA - The final buzzer sounded, Juan Dixon and Lonny Baxter tumbled to the Georgia Dome floor locked in a joyous embrace, and the Maryland Terrapins had completed their historic journey by winning the first men's national basketball championship in school history.  More...

Take bow, champs, for all Terps who didn't

ATLANTA - The University of Maryland put its name in the history books and brought a championship banner to College Park last night as the Terps officially became an elite member of college basketball.  More...

Bumps few on Terps' record road

Arizona 71, Maryland 67  More...

The National Championship

Scouting report: Maryland vs. Indiana

Center: Lonny Baxter vs. Jarrad Odle  More...

Maryland advances to title game

ATLANTA - It's no longer a dream, no longer a goal they have been obsessed with reaching for the past year.  More...

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Clutch Terps

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Senior forward Byron Mouton seemed to be laughing and crying at the same time. Senior center Lonny Baxter looked exhausted, as a man should after carrying a team for extended periods of time. Senior guard Juan Dixon had just produced 39 incredible minutes filled with energy, heart and desire, and he sounded ready to take and make one more shot with the season hanging in the balance.  More...

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Terps shoot by Kentucky into great 8

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Maryland Terrapins were not as sharp as they wanted to be, but they were plenty good enough to push their way into the coveted Elite Eight round of the NCAA tournament for the second straight year last night.  More...

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UM gets serious, 87-57

WASHINGTON - The Maryland Terrapins had too much at stake and too many weapons for this confrontation to play out any other way.  More...

NCAA tournament

Terps take first step, sink Siena

WASHINGTON - The Maryland Terrapins did not exactly walk all over 16th-seeded Siena from start to finish last night, but the Terps still moved on to their next NCAA tournament test with relative ease.  More...

N.C. State packs up Terps

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - More than seven weeks had passed since they had felt this sting, and the Maryland Terrapins are eager to erase it and start all over again.  More...

Maryland Terrapins roster

++++++++++++++++++++ || No. || Name || Pos. || Ht. || Wt. || Yr. || Hometown || || 4 || Earl Badu || G || 6-0 || 162 || Sr. || Baltimore || || 35 || Lonny Baxter || F/C || 6-8 || 260 || Sr. || Silver Spring, Md. || || 25 || Steve Blake || G || 6-3 || 175 || Jr. || Miami Lakes, Fla. || || 10 || Andre Collins || G || 5-9 || 180 || Fr. || Crisfield || || 3 || Juan Dixon || G || 6-3 || 164 || Sr. || Baltimore || || 45 || Tahj Holden || F || 6-10 || 247 || Jr. || Red Bank, N.J. || || 21 || Mike Grinnon || F || 6-6 || 195 || Fr. || Huntington, N.Y. || || 5 || Calvin McCall || G || 6-3 || 200 || Jr. || Orlando, Fla. || || 33 || Ryan Randle || F || 6-9 || 245 || Jr. || Duncanville, Texas || || 1 || Byron Mouton || G/F || 6-6 || 215 || Sr. || Rayne, La. || || 12 || Drew Nicholas || G || 6-3 || 160 || Jr. || Hempstead, N.Y. || || 54 || Chris Wilcox || F/C || 6-10 || 220 || So. || Whiteville, N.C. || ++++++++++++++++++++  More...

Maryland wins 2002 NCAA championship

Maryland wins 2002 NCAA championship

View photos of the Terps' road to the 2002 national title, culminating in a 64-52 win against Indiana in the championship game.  More...

Pictures: Baltimore Sun covers of Terps' 2002 national title

Pictures: Baltimore Sun covers of Terps' 2002 national title

Browse images of The Baltimore Sun during the University of Maryland's run to a national championship in men's basketball  More...

Terps season archive

Game-by-game coverage of the 2001-02 championship season.  More...

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