Tensions over Crimea between Russia and Ukraine are not just something on the news for former University of Maryland star Alex Len.
Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov of the Capitals and Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon were in attendance Wednesday night at Verizon Center.
He once wore Maryland red, but it was Ashton Pankey in Manhattan green who nearly upset the reigning national champions on Thursday.
How did Maryland fare against the teams that punched tickets to the NCAA tournament? That, plus a note of optimism from head coach Mark Turgeon.