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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. Turgeon seemed to sense — correctly, it seems — that Saturday’s game had the makings of a “trap” for his team. It was the holiday season, Terps players were preparing for final exams, and there was the possibility of fatigue because of the short turnaround against a lesser-known opponent. Sure enough, the Terps played a ragged first half in front of a half-empty Comcast Center but managed to defeat Florida...

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