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Some families go the distance to support Maryland men's basketball team

Some families go the distance to support Maryland men's basketball team

Among the passengers waiting by Gate 21 at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Tuesday morning were a handful of Maryland basketball fans who had been at Michigan the previous night for their team’s painful last-second loss to the Wolverines.

“A little Terp therapy session,” a female student who is a senior in College Park said as they contemplated how a late 10-point comeback capped by Kevin Huerter’s 3-pointer ended with the Terps losing on a pair of free throws.

Sitting quietly in the group, Duane Morsell and his wife, Carolyn, felt some comfort in their newfound friends.

Just as their son, freshman guard Darryl Morsell (Mount Saint Joseph), had suffered through the...

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