Tag Archive: Jake Layman

Jul 17

Terrapin Forward Jake Layman Out 4-6 Weeks with Hand Injury

Maryland Terrapin junior forward Jake Layman is now expected to miss four to six weeks due to fracturing a bone in his left hand earlier this month. He however is expected to recover fully by the time the team begins practicing for the season.

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Mar 06

Visited with Ernie Graham at the liquor store

There he was. One of my heroes. Not the type that you can’t even go up to chat with. Ernest Graham, the high-scoring Maryland Terp. He was searching for beers as I came upon Graham back in his glory days at Maryland. And frankly, I read him the riot act. I asked to make sure …

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Feb 12

Only one election was close for Big Tom.

That first congressional election in the 4th district of Maryland was oh so close. It’s the 1986 battle between Republican Robert McNeal and rookie Democrat Charles Thomas McMillan. Certainly the tallest candidate was the Democrat. McMillan stood 6-foot-11. Yes, the big recruit of Maryland coach Lefty Driesell. He was one of the guys who put …

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Feb 02

Bernard King's little brother

We knew all about Bernard King. Out of New York and played his hoops at Tennessee. And then he was the top pick of the New Jersey Nets (1977) and played a long career in the NBA. However, it was his little brother, Albert, who played a bigger role in Terrapin history. This King, so …

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Jan 22

The greatest college game ever?

And I found the box score to go with it. I know what I was doing in March 9, 1974. I was stationed right in front of my television set. Can’t swear to it but I doubt I took a restroom break. Now the experts say there was not one single turnover in regulation. That …

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Jan 13

I like that Ernest Graham

Ah, the great world of Maryland men’s basketball. There were so many great memories from the days of Lefty Driesell to the national championship on the day my Grandmother died. Loved the television broadcasts with Jim Thacker, Billy Packer and the late Bones McKinney. All on tobacco road and maybe they were rooting for NC …

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