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With Saturday's loss, Maryland gives up any momentum it had gained in Big Ten

With Saturday's loss, Maryland gives up any momentum it had gained in Big Ten

By winning five straight Big Ten games, the Maryland men’s basketball team had hung near the top of the league standings. By the time they were to face Wisconsin Saturday at Xfinity Center, the Terps were in a three-way tie for first place with Indiana and Iowa.

With the Hoosiers losing at Penn State and the Hawkeyes losing in Bloomington earlier in the week, Maryland seemed to finally have some momentum going into the final three weeks of the regular season. It didn’t last long: Saturday’s deflating 70-57 loss to the Badgers left the Terps playing catch-up again.

Not that Maryland coach Mark Turgeon notices such things, or cares to admit them...

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