What strikes does Maryland's program have against it other than Gary being the coach. Do you know how stupid you sound? Ask any top recruit if they'd rather play in the NCAA tournament or the NIT. Save your motivating speeches for Gary and his pitiful program!!<quoted text>
Please take your medication before you blog. In spite of your willingness to consort with us common folk, you are not the last word on Maryland men's basketball.
You seem to be under the impression that the Terps would be in the Final Four every year if they just fired Gary. Maybe yes, maybe no. You might have noticed that Syracuse, the 2003 National champs after Maryland with their own living legend in Jimmy Boeheim, haven't exactly been tearing it up lately either. You might also have noticed that since Gary took over UNC, Duke, Kentucky, Connecticut and Florida have dominated the championship. My suspicion is that the 2002 championship was a "perfect storm" event and it is unlikely, though not impossible,that we will have a repeat anytime soon.
Why would anyone be surprised that Georgetown recruits better than Maryland? I mean seriously, if you had a chance to go to Maryland or to Georgetown, forget about basketball, where would you go? Have you been to College Park?
The surprise is that the Maryland program, with so many strikes against it, has gone as far as it has under Williams. This tells me that the man is a helluva of a coach.
Now maybe he has lost it, maybe he hasn't. Maybe the University needs to support him more and maybe the landscape has changed. Chances are if the current team does poorly, they will get some fresh new face in and then you will get you wish but you may not like it. Just remember Craig Esherick.
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