• Elliott, Maryland-Eastern Shore beat Hampton 73-70

    PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Dominique Elliott had 23 points and eight rebounds to lead Maryland-Eastern Shore over first-place Hampton 73-70 on Saturday.

  • Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan (50) grabs a rebound in front of teammate Ryan Cline (14), Maryland center Diamond Stone (33) and Maryland forward Jake Layman, back right, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    No. 4 Maryland rallies for 72-61 win over No. 18 Purdue

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Wrapping up a stretch of four tough games in 10 days, No. 4 Maryland switched into survival mode late in a Big Ten matchup with No. 18 Purdue.

  • Lyles scores 37 as UMBC beats Maine 83-79, breaks skid

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Jairus Lyles scored a career-high 37 points — including eight in a row late in the game — and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County defeated Maine 83-79 on Saturday, ending a seven-game losing streak.

  • Maryland's Brionna Jones drives to the basket as Michigan State's Jasmine Hines defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

    No. 5 Maryland beats No. 17 Michigan State 85-76

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 30 points, Brionna Jones had 17 points and 17 rebounds, and No. 5 Maryland defeated No. 17 Michigan State 85-76 Friday night for its ninth straight victory.

  • Orioles LHP Britton accepts 1-year deal, avoids arbitration

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles closer Zach Britton has agreed to terms on a $6.75 million contract for 2016, avoiding arbitration.

  • Orioles, LHP Matusz agree on 1-year, $3.9 million contract

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles have reached agreement with left-hander Brian Matusz on a $3.9 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.

  • In this image made from video and provided by WMAR-TV, in Baltimore, David Eisenhauer conducts an interview discussing his athletic and academic aspirations for a weekly feature on high school athletes in the Baltimore area. Now the subject of shocking murder charges. Eisenhauer, an 18-year-old freshman engineering student and distance runner at Virginia Tech, is jailed without bond on charges of kidnapping and fatally stabbing a 13-year-old girl. (WMAR-TV via AP)

    Va. Tech murder suspects left few clues to possible motives

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia Tech students carefully planned the kidnapping and killing of a 13-year-old girl, arranging a pre-dawn rendezvous online after buying cleaning supplies and a shovel at separate Wal-Mart stores, a prosecutor alleged Thursday.

  • Maryland lands 6 DBs, 2 QBs among 23 in Durkin’s 1st class

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — With only one starting defensive back returning from last year’s 3-9 team, DJ Durkin focused on filling the void with his first recruiting class as a head coach.

  • President Barack Obama speaks to members of the Muslim-American community at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Baltimore, Md. Obama is making his first visit to a U.S. mosque at a time Muslim-Americans say they're confronting increasing levels of bias in speech and deeds.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Obama makes first visit of his presidency to a US mosque

    CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to correct what he called a “hugely distorted impression” of Muslim-Americans as he made his first visit to a U.S. mosque. He said those who demonize all Muslims for the acts of a few are playing into extremists’ hands.

  • Purdue guard Andreona Keys (24) drivers on Maryland guard Brene Moseley (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in West Lafayette, Ind., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Walker-Kimbrough scores 41, No. 5 Maryland women beat Purdue

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Shatori Walker-Kimbrough has played hundreds of basketball games in her career— high school, Amateur Athletic Union and college. On Tuesday night, she came through with her highest scoring total.