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Maryland cuts down turnovers and Gardner-Webb in 82-60 victory

Maryland cuts down turnovers and Gardner-Webb in 82-60 victory

Like Halley’s Comet or a partial lunar eclipse, a rare occurrence took place Saturday at Xfinity Center during the first 12 minutes of Maryland’s game against Gardner-Webb.

The Terps had committed just one turnover.

“Coach Bino [Ranson] jinxed it because he said we had one turnover at that time and we had more [in the first half] after that,” Maryland coach Mark Turgeon joked later.

While the second turnover, a little over 13 minutes into the first half, started a spate of three in five possessions, Maryland seemed more under control during its 82-60 victory.

Averaging a Big Ten-worst 17.2 turnovers per game, the Terps wound up with...