Today in the SVP Lounge, CT, Eric and Matt convene following a week that saw Maryland notch a signature win over Iowa and a subsequent, grind-it-out victory over Ohio State. Later, the guys preview Nebraska and Purdue, Randy Edsall has a new job, and a little bit of signing day talk.

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Topics discussed include:

  • Matt returns to the pod
  • Matt goes on a cruise, buys the all you can drink package shortly after boarding the boat
  • Terps win two tough games against Iowa and Ohio State, finally notching a signature victory on the resume they’d been lacking
  • Traffic was hell in College Park before and after the Iowa game
  • Terps come out fast, tough not to with that crowd — Dan Dakich loves it
  • Terps score 41 in the first half, going back and forth with Iowa for most of the half and then Maryland is able to assert itself in the final five minutes, able to take a 6 point lead into the break
  • Jake Layman reemerges, scoring early and playing PHENOMENAL defense on Jarrod Uthoff
  • The team continues to shoot poorly as a whole
  • Robert Carter has another great night, seems more and more like a first round draft pick
  • He was also the key to busting Iowa’s zone
  • Iowa is legit
  • The whining about the Under Armour basketball at the end of the game was just absurd
  • Columbus is a place with bad vibes for the Terps
  • Impressive win over Ohio State on the road in a game that had letdown written all over it
  • Melo Trimble drops 20, has a clutch three and salted the game away with free throws
  • You knew that the Buckeyes would be ready after getting beat down at Xfinity
  • Maryland heads to Nebraska on Wednesday
  • The Cornhuskers are 3-7 in conference play, but aren’t totally terrible
  • This screams trap game as well, Matt’s worried about Nebraska playing small
  • Purdue comes to College Park on Saturday, another chance for the Terps to nab a top 50 win and to put some distance between themselves and another conference contender
  • Maryland and Purdue are the biggest teams in the Big Ten, should be interesting to see the battle down low
  • It’s tough to beat the Terps at home, obvz
  • Randy Edsall lands a job with the Lions doing we’re not sure what
  • Some light recruiting talk — With the coaching staff turning over, tough to expect a whole lot
  • It is what it is and probably won’t change dramatically until Maryland can win a few more games
  • Terrell Hall is a big fish still in play for the Terps on signing day, will probably add an additional quarterback