Women's Hoops Blog

Inane commentary on a game that deserves far better

Friday, December 11, 2009

Maryland's student paper examines the Terps' amazing loss to Towson: the two schools play regularly (Towson's just down the road), and the Tigers hadn't beaten the Terps in 24 years.

How big an upset was it? At the moment, Towson's double-digit victory over Maryland is the splash page at the Towson athletics website, which also celebrates record attendance of 2,243.

How bad were the Terps (now 8-2)? They shot 34% from the field and 44% from the line.

But that's the Washington-area side of the story. What you really want to read is the Baltimore coverage, which gets it right: "It's a monumental moment," said TU coach Matthews. "We just happened to catch them on a night that was kind of magical." TU's Shanae Baker-Brice scored 25.