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Steve Czaban is a 25 year sports radio veteran, who hosts an afternoon drive show in Washington D.C. "Czabe" also writes and edits his own commentaries for www.czabe.com and other on-line and print publications. He can be reached at czabe@yahoo.com.

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    Eric

    That school deserves what it gets. They are about to get a very rude wake-up call after bailing on the ACC just so they can fix their lack of revenue. Maryland has officially become the Rutgers of the Big Ten/12

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      Rick

      That picture was taken 1/2 hour before tip off that’s just unfair 🙂 . Before we start to kill MD lets look at the area teams as well. Who else averages 12,000 people? MD ranks 25th in the country in attendance for 2013. How does that equate to a restaurant that no one goes to? Czabe you are a trolling clown. I still love you though, and i agree that GW was under appreciated. The attendance example is just weak barometer of popularity, MD is no different than the skins, more people go when they are good.

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    Kevin Stank

    Look at when Maryland sold the BBall team to Under Armour. UA is a death blow to a NCAA Basketball team.

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    Jeff

    The reason that the schools that you mentioned are royalty is because they always win. They don’t go through droughts where they miss the tournament for 4 straight years. If they did, they would quickly lose their royalty status and would also lose fans in the process. People always say that St. Louis Cardinals fans are the “best in baseball.” Maybe that has something to do with the fact that the Cardinals are always good? Let’s see the Cardinals suck for 10 straight years and see how great their fans are.

    Gary was great in his prime, but this slide started under him. He rested on his laurels after the National Championship and mailed it in as far as recruiting goes. While guys like Jay Wright were traveling to High School games 3 states away to watch recruits on a rare off-day, Gary was at Bentley’s getting liquored-up with Steve Bisciotti, or flying out to watch the ponies with his buddy Rick Pitino. Gary deserves credit for building the program back up after the NCAA probation, but he also deserves credit for letting the program slide after the National Championship.

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