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Maryland-Johns Hopkins lacrosse matchup makes Big Ten look good for adding Blue Jays
Maryland-Johns Hopkins lacrosse matchup makes Big Ten look good for adding Blue Jays

When Maryland announced in November, 2012 that it would be joining the Big Ten Conference, there was some consternation among the school's coaches — at least behind closed doors — about losing the long-standing rivalries in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Taking the hardest hit was the perennially ranked men's lacrosse team, which was leaving behind a league deep in talent for one that barely could scrape together enough programs to qualify under NCAA guidelines. A move to help Maryland keep its recruiting base and its fan base strong came a few months after the initial announcement, when Johns Hopkins was added to the Big Ten for men's lacrosse. On...

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