The Maryland Terrapins have risen once again in the new Associated Press Top 25 from No. 4 to No. 2 overall, as reflected with the release of the poll on Monday.
Maryland is projected to get either a No. 2 or No. 3 seed, according to bracket releases from ESPN and CBS, respectively, on Monday morning.
Former Maryland Terrapins Vernon Davis and Darius Kilgo are Super Bowl champions, part of the title-winning Denver Broncos who defeated the Carolina Panthers on Sunday in Santa Clara, California.
Diamond Stone's game continues to expand and that growth continues to be reflected in NBA draft projections.
COLLEGE PARK -- Early in the season, if one had proposed that Maryland lean hard on its defense late to close out a game, it would have seemed unwise.