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Transfers may be key to success for Maryland basketball

Transfers may be key to success for Maryland basketball

One of the common threads that ties together Mark Turgeon's 17 seasons as a Division I men's basketball coach are the transfers who have helped transform his respective teams, particularly those at Wichita State and Maryland.

The first time Turgeon took the Shockers to the NCAA tournament Sweet 16, during the 2005-06 season, two transfers were key players in the team's success. In coaching the Terps to their first NCAA tournament in five seasons a year ago, five transfers — most notably Dez Wells and Richaud Pack — figured in the resurgence.

This season is no different.

As talented as Maryland appears to...

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