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Maryland rebounds for 80-65 win over New Mexico in Emerald Coast consolation game

Maryland rebounds for 80-65 win over New Mexico in Emerald Coast consolation game

A heartbreaking loss the day before lit a fire under Maryland's players, who responded with a scorching 27-3 run to open their next game against New Mexico.

Anthony Cowan led the way with 21 points as the Terps topped the Lobos 80-65 in the Emerald Coast Classic consolation game Saturday at Northwest Florida State College.

Maryland (5-1) got back on the winning track in a big way after a two-point semi-final loss Friday to St. Bonaventure.

“We were kind of upset about yesterday,” Cowan said. “I think we played with a lot of energy.”

Maryland coach Mark Turgeon was pleased the way his players responded but said the win doesn't make up for losing the night...

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