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To beat West Virginia, Terps will have to beat its press
To beat West Virginia, Terps will have to beat its press

COLUMBUS, Ohio – There are often several ways to dissect what one college basketball team has to do to beat another, particularly if they are close in terms of talent and pedigree. In assessing what fourth-seeded Maryland needs to do to beat fifth-seeded West Virginia here at the Nationwide Center in Sunday’s Round of 32 NCAA tournament game, it’s pretty clear-cut. The Terps have to be able to handle – and beat – the frenetic press of the Mountaineers. Buffalo couldn’t do it early in Friday’s 68-62 loss, allowing West Virginia to quickly build a double-digit lead and dictate the pace of the game in its favor for much of the night. The...

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