Maryland starts a dance party in college sports

A few weeks ago, Maryland Terrapins guards (and goofballs) Jaylen Brantley and Jared Nickens issued a dance challenge to some friends in the college basketball world. Their message: “Who wanna battle?”

Who wanna battle?????? @jnickens_

A video posted by Jaylen Brantley (@jaybriddle_1) on

Many accepted the call in the #runningmanchallenge -- all accompanied by the underrated '90s track, “My Boo” by Ghost Town DJs. (Message to anyone over 30: This is not our Running Man.)

The Miami Hurricanes:

We some clowns yo for real!!!! We tough though 💯💯💯 #myboochallenge #runningmanchallenge

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Nigel Hayes and the Wisconsin badgers:

Virginia Tech:

Even the national champs, Villanova, got involved:

@jnickens_ @jaybriddle_1 I means it's no thang outchea we wit the movement!!!

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North Carolina too:


It's not just college basketball, though. The #runningmanchallenge is bigger one sport. Michigan football jumped into the mix with this video:


But Maryland wins for its volume and talent.

Here’s one with the 6-foot-11 Damonte Dodd:

@damontedodd35 @jaybriddle_1 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

A video posted by Jared Nickens (@jnickens_) on

That’s amazing.

And this one, which features Melo Trimble:

Sorry, folks. Can’t top that.

And if you can’t keep up, don’t worry. There are a few legit Running Man tutorial videos out there. Seriously.