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  • Turgeon stresses better defense, fewer turnovers as Terps head into ACC opener

    Turgeon stresses better defense, fewer turnovers as Terps head into ACC opener
    COLLEGE PARK — Like many basketball coaches, Mark Turgeon tends to retain numbers. He can recall Maryland's rebounding margin from two seasons ago, or tell you precisely where one of his former Texas A&M teams ranked defensively. So it clearly...
  • Mark Turgeon says Nick Faust 'has got to get his shot going'

    Mark Turgeon says Nick Faust 'has got to get his shot going'
    Mark Turgeon and Nick Faust have long seemed linked. The Maryland coach and the guard arrived in College Park at the same time. Turgeon had to “re-recruit” Faust, who had originally committed when Gary Williams was still the coach. Turgeon...
  • Led by Dez Wells, Terps stop slide with rare road win at Boston College, 88-80

    Led by Dez Wells, Terps stop slide with rare road win at Boston College, 88-80
    CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Last year, the Maryland men's basketball team won just two Atlantic Coast Conference games on the road. It won one the season before. Nobody needs to tell the Terps how elusive road victories can be. Thursday night's game...
  • Terps talk about improving, not winning, coach Mark Turgeon says

    Terps talk about improving, not winning, coach Mark Turgeon says
    Mark Turgeon has said he doesn't talk to his players about winning. That outcome, the Maryland coach says, is a byproduct of continually playing better basketball. "We talk about getting better, preparing and, if you play well, good things are going...
  • Terps Trio: Roddy Peters, Dez Wells and getting shut out by DeMatha

    Terps Trio: Roddy Peters, Dez Wells and getting shut out by DeMatha
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. How effective  was freshman Roddy Peters in his first ACC game? Jeff Barker: He was good....
  • Dez Wells showed leadership and 'bounce' in Terps' win at Boston College

    Dez Wells is often somber after defeats. He takes losses as hard — as personally — as anybody on Maryland's men's basketball team. After the Terps broke through for an 88-80 win at Boston College on Thursday night, the junior swingman was...
  • Five things to watch for during Maryland's game with Florida Atlantic

    Five things to watch for during Maryland's game with Florida Atlantic
    Here are five things to look for during and before today's Maryland-Florida Atlantic game at Comcast Center: Better Maryland defense? The Terps  have surrendered 76, 77 and 80 points, respectively, in their last three games. Those are numbers that...
  • Maryland center Shaquille Cleare responds to criticism after solid game in win vs. FAU

    Maryland center Shaquille Cleare responds to criticism after solid game in win vs. FAU
    You might think that major-college basketball players become immune to criticism over time. They play on such a public stage, after all. I was thinking about that as I listened to Maryland sophomore Shaquille Cleare talk to reporters after scoring 10...
  • Jake Layman's 22 points help Terps hold off Florida Atlantic, 66-62

    Jake Layman's 22 points help Terps hold off Florida Atlantic, 66-62
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland had just won at Boston College, but Mark Turgeon was barely allowing himself to savor the moment. The Terps’ coach had already moved on to the next game and was fretting about Florida Atlantic, just 40 hours away....
  • Terps Trio: NCAA tourney hopes, football thoughts and Melo Trimble-Dion Wiley showdown

    Terps Trio: NCAA tourney hopes, football thoughts and Melo Trimble-Dion Wiley showdown
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. How surprising is it that the Maryland basketball team found its way onto ESPN.com’s...
  • Terps coach Mark Turgeon, 'being a Grinch right now' to his players

    Terps coach Mark Turgeon, 'being a Grinch right now' to his players
    For at least one day, Mark Turgeon is the coach who banned Christmas. Not that the Terps are not going to be allowed to celebrate with their families next week, but until after the game against Saturday's Boston University (6-5) at Comcast Center, the...
  • Roddy Peters and Nick Faust adjusting to new roles for Terps

    Roddy Peters and Nick Faust adjusting to new roles for Terps
    — The college basketball careers of Maryland guards Roddy Peters and Nick Faust crossed an invisible threshhold last week, when the freshman point guard took over running the team from junior Dez Wells and the junior shooting guard from Baltimore...