Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Going to the Dogs!

The 2012 ACC season hasn't even begun yet, but the BCs figure it's never too early to get excited about the Terps' 2012-13 non-conference schedule! Or at least one game in particular.

A short time ago, ESPN announced that Coach B's Terrapins and Coach Geno's UConn Huskies will participate in the 11th annual Jimmy V Classic on December 3, 2012. This game, which will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2, will take place in Connecticut (Hartford or Storrs, TBD). Road trip!

The 2012 Jimmy V Classic will be the first half of a Maryland home-and-home against the Huskies. Great news!

So the Terps are going to the dogs next season (2012). And then sometime in the 2013-14 season, the Terps will let the dogs in, playing host to the Huskies at Comcast.

We've heard from many Maryland fans that they'd like to see the Terps play a tougher non-conference schedule. Well, those fans just got their wish. UConn is currently ranked #2 in both polls and has the #1 ("historic") recruiting class in the nation arriving on campus next fall. So, yeah. Playing the Huskies definitely qualifies as a tough assignment. And we think that's just terrific!

Maryland is loaded with young talent and has a pretty remarkable 2012 recruiting class of its own. Huskies-caliber competition will challenge the Terps and make them better. And that's what it's all about.

Beat UConn . . . we kinda like the sound of that! You'll be hearing this refrain from us -- many times -- in the next couple of years. You can count on it.


At 8:50 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Awesome! Looks like I will be making a trip to the Jimmy V classic for the first time. Very exciting for our team to go up against UConn.

At 10:22 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

As a STH, I am very excited about this series - I hope we can continue it as a more routine matter. Great work.


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