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Maryland Braces For Riots As Terps Beat #1 Duke IN Basketball
Twitter and Instagram | 2/16/2013

Posted on 02/16/2013 6:56:57 PM PST by icwhatudo

Maryland Upsets #1 Duke 83-81

Maryland/Duke has been one of the best rivalries in college basketball. (Even if the Dookies don't want to admit it)

For many in Maryland, forget the superbowl just won by the Ravens...this is a win over Duke. Ranked #1 by USA Today, Duke traveled for possibly the last time to play basketball in Maryland as the Terps will be moving on to the Big Ten.

College officials, anticipating the burning couches and riots that can occur after Duke games, create their own "official" fire on campus to draw the students away from town.



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1 posted on 02/16/2013 6:57:05 PM PST by icwhatudo
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To: icwhatudo; Tolerance Sucks Rocks

U of Md ping....


2 posted on 02/16/2013 6:59:27 PM PST by momtothree
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3 posted on 02/16/2013 7:00:40 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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Slip Shady ‏@sleasman10 "Route 1 is officially shut down. There is duke Apparel being burned. Cops on the roofs. Holy s--t."
4 posted on 02/16/2013 7:04:56 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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9:42 p.m.: There were live wires at the light pole that crowds broke down but officers have cleared them away.

Both of the arrests made on Route 1 were for disorderly conduct, county police tweeted.

9:40 p.m.: A fight broke out and another individual was arrested by officers. A flare on the ground drew a crowd outside Ratsie’s before the flame subsides and firecrackers continue to go off in the area.

Several officers are standing on the roof of Yogiberry. Shuttle-UM buses have been instructed by the Department of Transportation via radio to avoid driving anywhere south of Campus Drive.

“No buses are serving downtown,” said an Orange route Shuttle-UM driver. “The closest you can get is the M Circle.”

9:30 p.m.: University Police tweeted, “We support safe student celebrations but remember that damaging property is a crime.”


5 posted on 02/16/2013 7:05:40 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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6 posted on 02/16/2013 7:09:52 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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I think they should end the season when they act like this.


7 posted on 02/16/2013 7:10:08 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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Live update via school paper Diamondback:

10:00 p.m.: Within two minutes of students setting fire to a bunch of newspapers at the intersection of Knox Road and Route 1, officers had extinguished the flames.


8 posted on 02/16/2013 7:11:46 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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Over a basketball game? Get a grip.


9 posted on 02/16/2013 7:14:03 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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This kind of crap needs to be punished.


10 posted on 02/16/2013 7:18:30 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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I agree, but it will NEVER happen...


11 posted on 02/16/2013 7:20:18 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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Tribal uprising.............


12 posted on 02/16/2013 7:20:44 PM PST by airborne (MY HEROES DON'T WEAR CAPES. MY HEROES WEAR DOG TAGS ! ! !)
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The very second we heard that the Terps beat Duke, sainted spouse and I said “there goes College Park.” Sorry, but I have NO respect for U of MD, can’t ever root for them to win at anything and haven’t since they celebrated their national championship some years ago by burning private property in the host town. Little ba$tard$.


13 posted on 02/16/2013 7:24:38 PM PST by EDINVA
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As a Clemson alum and rabid Tiger fan I believe I speak for most of us when I say good riddance to Maryland. We upgraded in football, basketball and baseball with the addition of Louisville and subtraction of Maryland.


14 posted on 02/16/2013 7:24:51 PM PST by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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As a Clemson alum and rabid Tiger fan I believe I speak for most of us when I say good riddance to Maryland. We upgraded in football, basketball and baseball with the addition of Louisville and subtraction of Maryland.


15 posted on 02/16/2013 7:25:00 PM PST by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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They have brought in firetrucks to try and move the crowd off of RT 1.

16 posted on 02/16/2013 7:27:35 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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17 posted on 02/16/2013 7:29:41 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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Looks like b-ball is becoming the new punch line...

"I went to a fight and a basketball game broke out!"

18 posted on 02/16/2013 7:31:42 PM PST by airborne (MY HEROES DON'T WEAR CAPES. MY HEROES WEAR DOG TAGS ! ! !)
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Crowd is taunting police "Bring in the horses!"


19 posted on 02/16/2013 7:32:40 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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Welcome to Øbamastan !
20 posted on 02/16/2013 7:35:13 PM PST by lightman (If the Patriarchate of the East held a state like the Vatican I would apply for political asylum.)
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