The Byrd Stadium located on University of Maryland’s campus is hosting a series of exciting basketball games in which Maryland Terrapins will be taking on rivals teams including James Madison Dukes, West Virginia Mountaineers, Ohio State Buckeyes, Iowa Hawkeyes, Michigan State Spartans and Rutgers Scarlet Knights. These basketball varsity sports will be clashing at the $1 million facility that was inaugurated in 1950. Providing its ground to the Maryland Terrapins, the Byrd Stadium can accommodate as many as 51,000 spectators. Record attendance at the venue was seen in 1975 in a game that was held between Maryland Terrapins and Penn State. An estimated f 58,973 audiences were reported to have attended the game. This time, the basketball venue is once again announcing to host exciting sports events and all those interested are advised to purchase their cheap Maryland Terrapins tickets.
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The University of Maryland has about twenty varsity teams of sports including baseball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, rugby, football and wrestling. The educational institution is one of Baltimore’s finest. This time the men’s basketball team will be gearing up to take down some of its fiercest rivals. Formed in 1904, the team is currently a part of Atlantic Coast Conference’s Division I of the NCAA. Initially known as the Old Liners, the Maryland based collegiate program played its inaugural season as part of the Southern Conference. Some of its earliest games were played against the basketball teams from Virginia and North Carolina. During the late 20s, the Maryland Terrapins enjoyed their seasons with a point percentage score above 0.500.
It wasn’t until 1930, when the Old Liners became the Maryland Terrapins following which the team was finished the Southern Conference in second place. In the 1932 season, the Terrapins defeated teams from Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina and Louisiana State to win the Conference regular season title. This was the first of many regular season titles that the Terrapins would claim. The 40s era proved to be tough for the team as it wasn’t able to rank amongst the top teams of the conference. During the 50s, the Terrapins left the Southern Conference to become a part of the newly established Atlantic Coast Conference. The team’s debut season in the conference was successful as it finished with a score of 23-7 under the leadership of Coach Bud Millikan. In 1955, the Terps remained amongst the few collegiate programs in North America to field competitive teams consistently. It finished the season ranking in sixth place in the ACC. In 1957, the team again enjoyed a breakout season, being ranked in fourth place.
Throughout the Maryland Terrapins’ men’s basketball tenure it has enjoyed immense success. The team has claimed 13 NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen titles, 5 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight wins, 6 Conference regular season championships and 2 NCAA Tournament Final Four titles. It has made 24 NCAA tournament appearances. Supporting the colors red, black, gold and white, the Maryland Terrapins are known to practice hard at their home arena, the Comcast Center. Owned by the Maryland Stadium Authority, the $125 million venue has been presenting top-notch sports events since 2002. With a capacity to accommodate 17,950 attendees, the Comcast Center caters to wrestling and men’s and women’s basketball programs from the University of Maryland. Notable games that took place at the facility include the 2002 debut men’s Terrapins game against the Gators from the University of Florida, the 2003 game against the Dukes that ended with a victorious score for the Terrapins i.e. 87-72, the 2005 NCAA women’s basketball tournament and the most recent 2013 game held against the Dukes, in which the Terrapins again scored a win. This time, the Maryland Terrapins are practicing hard to compete at the on-campus facility, the Byrd Stadium. Fans should get their Maryland Terrapins tickets without any further delay.