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Turgeon, Terps open preseason with exhibition Saturday against San Francisco State
Turgeon, Terps open preseason with exhibition Saturday against San Francisco State

In each of his first three seasons at Maryland, men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon had has Terps play a closed-door scrimmage against another Division I team and an exhibition game against a non-Division I team. Maryland is going a different route as it gets ready for a regular season that begins Nov. 14. The Terps are playing preseason games against two Division II teams, including San Francisco State on Saturday at Xfinity Center. "I think, in the end, it will be good for us," Turgeon said Friday at a downtown luncheon benefiting the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation. "Private scrimmages are nice, competition is usually at a high level, but just getting out in front of...

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