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Maryland center Michal Cekovsky raising his confidence and his game

Maryland center Michal Cekovsky raising his confidence and his game

There's a different air surrounding Maryland center Michal Cekovsky these days, both on and off the basketball court.

More than two years after arriving from Slovakia, Cekovsky seems more confident in his game and more comfortable with his surroundings than ever before.

Going into Saturday night's game against Oklahoma State (6-1) at Xfinity Center, the 7-1, 250-pound center is finally getting consistent minutes in coach Mark Turgeon's rotation and, after showing flashes when he played sporadically as a freshman and even less as a sophomore, producing more than respectable numbers.

In the four games since returning from a hamstring injury and a sprained foot, Cekovsky...

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