A year ago, Gardner-Webb upset Nebraska in Lincoln.
A month ago, the Runnin’ Bulldogs played then-No. 13 Miami close for a half before getting blown out in Coral Gables, Fla.
Both those games must have crossed Maryland coach Mark Turgeon’s mind going into Saturday’s matchup at Xfinity Center.
Neither factored into what became a rather routine victory for the Terps. The way things have gone recently for Maryland, it might even be viewed as progress.
Here are some observations and opinions from Maryland’s 82-60 win:
1. Seeing Bruno Fernando without a boot on his right foot is a good sign for the...