Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The University of Maryland men's basketball team ended their season with a loss to Iowa in the N.I.T. semifinals Tuesday night.
Wrentham's Jake Layman scored four points and grabbed seven rebounds as the University of Maryland men's basketball team lost to Iowa, 71-60, in Tuesday's N.I.T. semifinals at Madision Square Garden. Maryland finished the season with a 25-13 record, while Iowa moves on to play Baylor in the finals after the Bears beat BYU, 76-70. Layman, who split time as a starter and reserve this year, went into the semifinals, averaging 5.5 points per game and 3.2 rebounds per game. He started 17 out of 38 games with 24 block shots and 21 steals.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A freshman from Wrentham, Jake Layman will be on center stage and on ESPN-2 tonight as the University of Maryland faces the University of Iowa.
Wrentham's Jake Layman and his University of Maryland men's basketball teammates will be playing in the N.I.T. semifinals tonight at Madison Square in New York City. The game will be shown in ESPN-2 at 9 p.m. Maryland is bringing a 25-12 record into the game, while Iowa is at 24-12. The Terps got to the semifinals with a 58-57 win over Alabama. Maryland is playing in the NIT for the eighth time with a 14-6 record. They won the championship in 1972, beating Niagara, 100-69. For more on the game, go to the Maryland's web site.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
A freshman at the University of Maryland, Jake Layman is going to get a chance to play in the NIT semifinals at Madison Square Garden Tuesday.
Wrentham's Jake Layman scored 13 points as the University of Maryland men's basketball team defeated the University of Alabama, 58-57, in Tuscaloosa in the quarterfinals of the NIT Tuesday night. Maryland will now move on to the semifinals at Madison Square Garden in New York City to play Iowa, April 2. "We know the history behind the place and how special it is to play there and who's played there, so it's going to be awesome," said Layman of playing in Madison Square Garden. With the win, the Terrapins improved to 25-12 on the year and are making their first trip to the NIT semifinals since 2005 and are looking for their first title since 1972. Layman had two big second half three-point were keys to his team's win and was also a …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Russ DeRemer and his Syracuse University men's basketball teammates will be in NCAA Tournament, while Jake Layman and his Maryland squads didn't make it.
One Wrentham native will be going to the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, while another's was subbed by the tournament committee. Wrentham native Russ DeRemer, who is a junior guard for Syracuse, is headed for the postseason. DeRemer, who played for Xaverian, St. Andrews and Worcester Academy, appeared in 10 games this year for the Orangemen. He is also a top student-athlete at Syracuse. Syracuse has earned the No. 4 seed in the East and will compete in the East Regional. The Orange face No. 13 seed Montana in the second round Thursday, March 21 in San Jose, Calif. Jake Layman, a freshman forward-guard at the University of Maryland, won't be going to the NCAA Tournament this year. Maryland lost to the University of North Carolina in the…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The University of Maryland men's basketball team dropped a decision to North Carolina Wednesday night.
Former King Philip standout Jake Layman was on ESPN Wednesday night as the University of Maryland men's basketball team lost to the University of North Carolina. 79-63, at home. Layman came out the bench, scoring five points and grabbing three rebounds. Despite a snow storm, there was a sellout crowd on hand for Seniors' Night. The 6-8 freshman from Wrentham is playing guard/forward and is featured on the team's website, dunking the basketball. He was averaging 5.4 points per game and has 88 rebounds and 156 points going into tonight's game. Maryland is 20-10 on the season and will be at Virgina Sunday night before playing in the ACC Tournament next week in Greensboro, N.C. ESPN has a projection of Maryland being one of the teams out of…
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Former King Philip standout Jake Layman and his University of Maryland men's basketball teammates dropped a decision to Boston College Tuesday.
In his return to the area as a college basketball player, King Philip standout Jake Layman scored five points, grabbed six rebounds and had a steal as the University of Maryland men's basketball team was upset by Boston College, 69-59, Tuesday at Chestnut Hill. Layman, a freshman, started at guard for Maryland. With the loss, Maryland fell to 18-8 overall, but they are 6-7 in the ACC. Maryland is battling for a NCAA tournament spot and might need a strong showing at the ACC Tournament to get in this year. Next up for Maryland is a Saturday home showdown with Clemson at noon.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
After being part of the rebuilding effort for the King Philip High boys' basketball team, Wrentham's Jake Layman is making a name for himself on the college ranks.
A year ago, Wrentham's Jake Layman was right in the middle of the turnaround of the King Philip boys' basketball team. Now, he's making a name for himself in the college ranks as a freshman starter at the University of Maryland. Layman was profiled in Tuesday's Boston Globe on the morning of his return home. Maryland will be playing Boston College tonight at 9 p.m. The game will be shown on the ACC Network. In the Boston Globe, Layman talks about his King Philip experience and making the adjust to college basketball. “Coming in, it took some time to adjust, but now I think I’m there and I’m playing to my level now,” Layman said in the Boston Globe. “I knew it was going to be hard coming in to adjust, but for me, it was just work as hard …
The Wrentham selectmen will be meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m.
1. On the positive side, it won't be snowing, but our friends at WHDH-TV are predicting showers after the morning sun fades. Rain showers are expected to start in the afternoon. It will be a high of 44 and a low of 28. 2. The Wrentham Selectmen will be meeting tonight at town hall at 6:30 p.m. 3. Who will win "Dancing with the Wrentham Stars? Here's the details from the Wrentham Community Events, Inc., who is sponsoring the event. It will offer a fun-filled evening featuring six local "stars" who will compete against each other in a dancing and fundraising competition. It will be held at Luciano's Lake Pearl on Friday, March 8, at 7 p.m. Each "star" will be aligned with one of six local charitable organizations: Friends of Wrentham, …
Monday, February 18, 2013
Happy Presidents Day! Who was your favorite president of all time? Please tell us in the comment section.
1. Ready for another clean-up day? There will be more sun than clouds today, but it will be windy and chilly with temperatures in the mid-30s, according to our friends at WHDH. It will actually feel much colder with the wind. 2. Today is Presidents Day and town offices will be closed. It is also school vacation week. 3. Former King Philip High standout Jake Layman and his University of Maryland boys' basketball teammates will be at Boston College Tuesday for a 9 p.m. If you can't make it to the game, it will be shown on the ACC Network. 4. Who will win "Dancing with the Wrentham Stars? Here's the details from the Wrentham Community Events, Inc., who is sponsoring the event. It will offer a fun-filled evening featuring six local "stars" …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Former King Philip standout Jake Layman was a starting guard as the University of Maryland men's basketball team defeated Duke Saturday night on ESPN.
Former King Philip High standout Jake Layman scored eight points and grabbed five rebounds for his starting guard spot at the University of Maryland men's basketball team defeated Duke, 83-81, in a thriller Saturday night on ESPN. A freshman, Layman has earned a spot for Maryland, who will be at Boston College Tuesday night for a 9 p.m. game against the Eagles. The game will be shown on ACC Network. Layman has appeared in every game for the 18-7 Terrapins, starting nine games, while averaging 5.5 points per game. Read more about the game at the University of Maryland's men's basketballl team's website.