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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.



TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: marylandduke
This is a breaking news event. I will be updating this thread with photos.


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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To: icwhatudo

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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To: icwhatudo

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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To: icwhatudo
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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To: icwhatudo

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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To: who knows what evil?

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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To: cripplecreek

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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To: icwhatudo

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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To: icwhatudo

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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To: icwhatudo

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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To: icwhatudo

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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To: airborne

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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To: icwhatudo
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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To: who knows what evil?; airborne
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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To: cripplecreek

This is nuts. In my day....there was NEVER a mob. Just a couple of us rolling the uni statue or pouring Tide into the water fountain to make it bubble for fun. Harmless.

Now, it’s like Fight Club.


21 posted on 02/16/2013 7:36:22 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: EDINVA

Duke wasn’t even a unanimous #1 team...’#1 teams’ have been knocked off several times this year...big deal.


22 posted on 02/16/2013 7:37:20 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: icwhatudo

Bring in the horses? Bring in some billy clubs and water cannons...students could use a bath...except frat boy there on the left.


23 posted on 02/16/2013 7:39:59 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?

There are no outstanding teams this year. This could be the year a #16 beats a #1 seed.


24 posted on 02/16/2013 7:48:45 PM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: icwhatudo

What’s weird is that it’s Miami, that is by far the class of the ACC this season.


25 posted on 02/16/2013 7:49:29 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: icwhatudo
create their own "official" fire on campus to draw the students away from town.

ooo oooo ooOOOO aaaa aaaAAAAH EEEEEEE EEEEEEE!!!

26 posted on 02/16/2013 8:07:02 PM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: icwhatudo
Ignorant jackanapes.
27 posted on 02/16/2013 8:21:01 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: who knows what evil?

This is just a huge rivalry between MD and Duke, regardless of who’s ranked where.

The only way to stop this is to make an example of some of the students. Just arrest 20-30 and immediately expel them from the school. No re-admission for two or three years.

Let them deal with it. And their parents. Most are paying in-state tuition. Let them, if they want to continue with a college education, pay for private school.

And those who aren’t UMD students can cool their heels in jail for a year. Those are both resume enhancer. Maybe some others will then learn that it’s just not worth it to destroy others’ property.


28 posted on 02/16/2013 8:21:42 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: icwhatudo

“They have brought in firetrucks to try and move the crowd off of RT 1.”

Firehoses would definitely put a damper on the crowd


29 posted on 02/16/2013 8:32:51 PM PST by Figment
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To: Abbeville Conservative

Academically, Maryland is top 30, Louisville is way down.

Big 10, Pac 12 and ACC used to be top academic conferences.

ACC lost big time in terms of academics and general influence in the public.

You think academics and athletics are not linked ?

Stanford and Duke would be just another school athletically but the academics and influence of alumni make those schools outsized in terms of the public awareness.


30 posted on 02/16/2013 8:42:46 PM PST by staytrue
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Funny things is...there are no riots.

Look at the pictures. The are partying on Rt 1, just off campus.

Terp fans are just glad to have beaten Duke in the last game that will be played at Comcast.

UVa fans ....LOL,,, enjoy life with the Carolina Mafia...

We’ll enjoy our new rivalries with Indiana, MichSt, Michigan and OhioSt in basketball.


31 posted on 02/16/2013 11:14:16 PM PST by rbmillerjr (We have No Opposition to Obama's Socialist Agenda)
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The entire corridor was blocked and trash and glass were all over the street. Looked like the aftermath of a riot to me.
We locals need to go on campus and destroy their property. Maybe during finals week.
Back in the day, a lone riot like this was a reaction to kids being drafted to Vietnam to die. These idiots do this because they’re zombies.
Sheeple.
This is how Obama was elected twice.


32 posted on 02/17/2013 11:50:54 AM PST by RoshawnMarkwees
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To: RoshawnMarkwees

2/17/13

Welcome to FRepublic.

You signed up on FR to state this? lol


33 posted on 02/17/2013 11:06:49 PM PST by rbmillerjr (We have No Opposition to Obama's Socialist Agenda)
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You obviously can’t dispute my post.


34 posted on 02/18/2013 12:54:10 AM PST by RoshawnMarkwees
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To: RoshawnMarkwees

Do you have picture to prove your post?


35 posted on 02/18/2013 1:00:12 AM PST by rbmillerjr (We have No Opposition to Obama's Socialist Agenda)
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To: Abbeville Conservative

Go Terps.
We always knew you Clemson folks are rabid.


36 posted on 02/18/2013 1:54:03 AM PST by Palio di Siena
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To: RoshawnMarkwees

You locals need to remember that without the University, College Park
would be just another useless piece of PG county.


37 posted on 02/18/2013 2:20:31 AM PST by Palio di Siena
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