Thursday Morning’s Crabs and Beer

March 19, 2009 | Glenn Clark

Maryland 68, Cal 61

If Cal gets hot; they’ll win. I’m counting on them not getting hot. This should be the type of game where Landon Milbourne scores 24 using his size and range to his advantage.

Oklahoma 87, Morgan State 75

I think they’ll cover. But Kevin Thompson can’t mark Blake Griffin. Sooners roll.

Let’s see what everyone else has to say…..

Best of Wednesday’s WNST Blogs:

Rex Snider thinks Maryland should be competing with Duke, North Carolina annually

Glenn Clark says Gary gets good news from Forbes magazine

Bob Haynie wonders how far Terps can advance

Chris Bonetti remembers Bias in picture

Drew Forrester thinks Orioles may be wrong about number of listeners

Nestor Aparicio offers Chapter 11 of Orioles book

RAVENS:

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says Ravens officially part ways with Rolle

The Official Site’s Mike Duffy says Carr officially signs with Ravens

The Official Site says Carr believes he can make ‘big impact’ at CB

The Official Site’s Geoff Peckham says secondary has undergone ‘major facelift’

The Sun’s Jamison Hensley says Ravens trying to solve Right Tackle puzzle with Pace

The Sun’s Jamison Hensley says Ravens see Carr as 3rd QB

The Sun’s Ray Frager says MASN will carry 52 press conference live

The Sun’s Jamison Hensley says L.J. Smith to take physical today

The Sun’s Mike Preston says Ravens should draft right tackle; not sign another aging veteran

Examiner Steve DeClue says signing Pace ‘makes little sense’

Carroll County Times says Ravens free $4.1 million by letting Rolle go

ESPN.com’s James Walker wonders what Pace signing would mean for Willie Anderson

ESPN.com’s James Walker says Fabian Washington helped get Carr to Baltimore

ESPN.com’s James Walker thinks Ravens have done nice job of replacing free agents lost

NFL.com’s Pat Kirwan mocks Harvin to Ravens

ORIOLES:

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says home portion of split squad doubleheader with Cardinals rained out

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says rotation remains ‘unsettled’

The Official Site’s Steve Dorsey says Eaton solid; but Birds fall to Cardinals

The Sun’s Jeff Zrebiec says Roberts thinks WBC amongst ‘best experiences of life’

The Sun’s Dan Connolly says Penn, Bergesen miss chances to pitch with rainout

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck ‘projects’ Eaton as #3 starter

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Simon, Penn, Liz, Sarfate to pitch for O’s today

Examiner Jay Trucker says Guthrie struggles in Team USA loss to Venezuela

The AP says Trembley thinks Birds have ‘no clear front runners’ for other 3 rotation spots

TERRAPINS BASKETBALL:

The Official Site says Jerome Randle-Vasquez matchup key to today’s first round game

California Official Site says Randle knows Bears trying to ‘contain’ Vasquez

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Gary challenged Terps after Carolina loss; team responded with win in College Park

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Terps need scoring from someone besides Greivis

The Sun’s Rick Maese says Neal has become ‘backbone’ of Terps

The Sun’s Matt Bracken says Stephenson still considering Terps

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Mosley thought Terps ‘struck’ by Gary’s UNC move

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Bowie went back to mohawk

The Sun offers video of Vasquez/Neal/Milbourne press conference

The Sun’s Rick Maese says Montgomery knows both teams will try to get up and down floor

The Sun’s Rick Maese says Gary defends recruiting again

The Sun’s Rick Maese says hundreds watched Maryland practice at Sprint Center

The Sun’s Rick Maese says Obama likes Terps today

The Sun’s Rick Maese shares story of Cal big man Jordan Wilkes

Carroll County Times’ Josh Land says Patrick Christopher, Theo Robertson will also be outside factors for Golden Bears

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Hayes now ‘steady game manager’ for Terps

Washington Post’s Dan Steinberg says Gary not a fan of ‘recruiting geeks’

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Bowie will have size advantage over Randle

Washington Post’s Eric Prisbell says Maryland-Cal matchup of ‘distinguished coaches’

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Obama has Memphis over Terps in 2nd round

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Gary thinks Cal similar to Duke; who Maryland lost twice to

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Milbourne getting first chance to PLAY in NCAA Tournament today

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Montgomery has been perfect fit in Berkeley

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Bears will have to find way to stop Vasquez

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Vasquez hit midcourt shot to end Wednesday practice

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Brando, Gminski calling today’s game

DC Examiner’s Kevin Dunleavy says Gary knows Terps will have to ‘attack’ California

San Francisco Chronicle’s Rusty Simmons says fans aren’t particularly interested in watching Cal at Tournament

ESPN.com’s Pat Forde wonders if Sweet 16 run could bring Gary, Yow ‘together’

SI’s Andy Staples picks Cal 88-80

Sporting News’ Dan Shanoff thinks Maryland ‘best shot’ at upset this afternoon

Sporting News’ Mike DeCourcy thinks Gary probably doing ‘best’ coaching job

Terrapin Times’ Mike Ashley says Terps enjoying NCAA Tournament experience in Kansas City (must subscribe)

TERRAPINS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL:

Washington Post’s Camille Powell scouts Dartmouth

TERRAPINS FOOTBALL:

Terrapin Times’ Mark Clem previews Spring QB’s (must subscribe)

Terrapin Times’ Dan Painter checks in with Good Counsel prospect Louis Young (must subscribe)

TERRAPINS LACROSSE:

Inside Lacrosse’s Danielle Bernstein says Heels looking to snap 19 game losing streak in ACC vs. Terps Saturday

MT. ST. MARY’S BASKETBALL:

The Official Site says season ends for Eers with loss to James Madison in CollegeInsider.com Tournament

The Sun says Goode lead Eers with 11 in loss

Carroll County Times says Sam Atupem, Will Holland each add 10 in loss

Frederick News-Post says Dukes answered all of Mount’s runs

MORGAN BASKETBALL:

The Sun’s Childs Walker says Morgan hoping for ‘higher national profile’ with Tournament appearance

The Sun’s Ken Murray says Bozeman has pulled Bears from terrible 30 year span

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Bears will have to come up with inside answer for Griffin

Examiner Tony Wisniewski says Morgan win over Oklahoma would be ‘improbable’, not ‘unheard of’

San Francisco Chronicle’s Ray Ratto says Bozeman seeing past, present in Kansas City

LOYOLA LACROSSE:

The Official Site
previews Saturday’s contest with UMass

HOPKINS LACROSSE:

Inside Lacrosse’s Dave Ryan says Jays weren’t happy with ‘moral victory’ at Syracuse

SALISBURY LACROSSE:

The Sun’s Edward Lee says Berkman thinks Salisbury got ‘lucky’ with Cannone

HORSE RACING:

Thoroughbred Times’ John Scheinman says state regulators looking to stop wagering companies

The Sun’s Bill Ordine says state could use ‘supertrack’

SOME QUICK THOUGHTS:

-Congratulations to SunTrust Athlete of the Morning Jimmy Woods; who scored 6 goals and added 2 assists for Baltimore Lutheran as they cruised to a 17-1 victory over Beth Tfiloh.

Talk to you this afternoon with a Maryland/Cal live blog.

-G

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