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Director of basketball performance Kyle Tarp gets Terps ready for highly anticipated season

Director of basketball performance Kyle Tarp gets Terps ready for highly anticipated season

Should the Maryland men's basketball team make the quantum leap from surprising Big Ten Conference upstart to national championship contender, much of the success will be traced to what Kyle Tarp has done with the Terps over the past year. In his role as the director of basketball development, Tarp, 32, has helped transform Mark Turgeon's team using a combination of old-school weight training sessions and cutting-edge conditioning drills that he and Turgeon hope make the Terps stronger, tougher and quicker so they can play a more up-tempo style in 2015-16. "I think since last April, we've created a culture of work, whether it's in the weight room with Kyle or...

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