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Branden Dawson

Maryland falls short in semis

CHICAGO (AP) — Maryland found itself in yet another close game, only this time the Terrapins came up short. A third win over Michigan State just was not in the works. Travis Trice scored 20 points, Branden Dawson added 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Spartans rallied to beat the No. 8 Terrapins 62-58 on Saturday in the Big Ten semifinals. "We've won a lot of close games, so I think that gives us confidence moving forward, if anything," Maryland's Evan Smotrycz said. The Terrapins (27-6) dropped this one after sweeping Michigan State during the regular season and fell to 11-1 in games decided by six points or less. The Spartans (23-10) trailed by 16 in...