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Maryland basketball faces Wisconsin team in midst of coaching transition

Maryland basketball faces Wisconsin team in midst of coaching transition

Hall of Fame coach Gary Williams has a vivid memory of a road game the Maryland men's basketball team played against Wisconsin in the 2000 ACC-Big Ten Challenge. It is not of what happened during an overtime loss for the No. 13 Terps to the No. 3 Badgers, but what occurred shortly after the game ended.

As Williams was walking down a hallway in Milwaukee's Bradley Center that night, headed toward the post-game press conference, he recalled seeing Wisconsin coach Dick Bennett coming in his direction, wiping away tears and having a difficult time controlling his emotions.

"I'm thinking, 'We just lost and he's upset? I...

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