Gene Wang

Washington, D.C.

Sports reporter covering local and national college football and basketball

Education: Georgetown University, BA in philosophy

Gene Wang has been with The Washington Post sports department since 1990 and has been involved in coverage of many local and national beats, including the Redskins, Capitals, Nationals, Wizards, Navy football, Georgetown and George Washington University men's basketball, and Maryland women's basketball, as well as fantasy football, boxing, golf and auto racing. His fantasy football team went 15-0 in 2005.
Latest from Gene Wang

San Jose State hires former Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo

The winningest coach in Navy history spent this past season as a consultant at UCLA.

January 21, 2024

Terps can’t manage a last-gasp shot in a narrow loss to Michigan State

Jahmir Young turned the ball over on the final play as Maryland fell, 61-59, at home for its second straight defeat.

January 21, 2024

Virginia stifles Virginia Tech, wins latest take of Commonwealth Clash

The Cavaliers extend their home winning streak to 20, second-longest in the nation, with another suffocating defensive effort.

January 17, 2024

Maryland takes a big step forward with a victory at No. 10 Illinois

Powered by Jahmir Young and Julian Reese, the Terps held down the Fighting Illini to improve to 3-3 in the Big Ten.

January 14, 2024

Donta Scott, Maryland rally in second half to beat Michigan, end skid

Donta Scott scores 22 points as the Terps come from behind to top the Wolverines, 64-57, at Xfinity Center.

January 11, 2024

Maryland and Michigan meet in a matchup of struggling Big Ten teams

Illness, inexperience and inaccuracy have dragged the Terrapins to the bottom of the Big Ten.

January 11, 2024

Double-digit lead disappears as the Terps fall apart in Minnesota

Maryland led by 10 early in the second half before Minnesota got hot and rallied to a 65-62 victory in Minneapolis.

January 7, 2024

Even with Jahmir Young, Maryland is no match for top-ranked Purdue

The Terps fell into an early hole and never got back into the game during a 67-53 loss to Zach Edey’s Boilermakers that ended a 19-game home winning streak.

January 2, 2024

With Jahmir Young expected back, Maryland braces for No. 1 Purdue

Jahmir Young is expected to return after sitting out the Terps’ victory over Coppin State because of an illness.

January 2, 2024

Billy Edwards Jr. sparks Terps to rout of Auburn and another bowl win

In place of Taulia Tagovailoa, redshirt sophomore Billy Edwards Jr. had some impressive moments in Maryland’s 31-13 victory over Auburn in the Music City Bowl.

December 30, 2023