Thursday, February 21, 2013
Thousands of fans joined in a flash mob at Saturday's 83-81 win by the men's basketball team.
If you didn't catch Saturday's dramatic 83-81 win over Duke by the Maryland men's basketball team, you may have missed quite the dance routine. During two timeouts—one in the first half, one in the second—the raucous home crowd broke into a flash mob of sorts, performing wild (if carefully choreographed) sequences of dance moves. Selections included "Here Comes the Boom" by Nelly, "All I Do is Win" by DJ Khaled, and—what else?—the outrageously viral "Harlem Shake" by Baauer. Read more on the backstory from The Washington Post.
Friday, March 2, 2012
UMd. faces off against Duke in Saturday’s Atlantic Coast Conference opener.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Police working to maintain order among students, who could be energized from Duke game and Gary Williams' visit.
College Park will be full of energy today, and may be long into the night. Yes, today is the day that students flood back into classrooms at the University of Maryland, but tonight is also the night that the Duke University basketball team comes to College Park. Police and city officials say they’ve taken measures to prevent any post-game activity from getting out of hand, like it did two years ago. After the University of Maryland beat Duke in College Park in 2010, Terp fans flooded the street and rioted. The events led to the indictment of two Prince George’s County Police officers for their alleged involvement in the beating of a University of Maryland student. (See a timeline of events here.) What leads to such eruptive behavior has …
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
The top Prince George's County news from the Patchwork.
Welcome to the launch of Prince George's PatchCast. Here's what happened in the towns around you since Monday, as seen and heard by our team of Patch reporters.