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Dez Wells scores 26 points as No. 14 Terps upset No. 5 Wisconsin, 59-53
Dez Wells scores 26 points as No. 14 Terps upset No. 5 Wisconsin, 59-53

Maryland coach Mark Turgeon had been waiting four years for a meaningful win with national significance. Dez Wells had been waiting three years for a signature performance that fans will talk about long after he leaves college. Together, they and the No. 14 Terps found both Tuesday night. Before an announced sellout of 17,950 — with the students coming earlier and then storming the court afterward — Maryland shocked No. 5 Wisconsin, 59-53, at Xfinity Center, behind what was the best all-around performance of Wells' career. Wells scored 26 points, to go along with seven rebounds, four assists and no turnovers in 31 tense minutes, while freshman guard Melo Trimble...

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