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Back in rankings and in first place, Maryland facing 'new experience' at Iowa

Back in rankings and in first place, Maryland facing 'new experience' at Iowa

Rarely do college basketball teams drop out of the Top 25 after victories, yet that is what happened to Maryland after it needed a second-half comeback to beat American in the season opener.

A little more than two months later, the Terps (16-2, 4-1 Big Ten) are again ranked 25th, as they were going into the season, and seem like a different team heading into Thursday's game at Iowa (11-8, 3-3).

The Terps are tied for first place in the Big Ten, have won their first two league road games and, as they did Saturday at Illinois, will go into Carver-Hawkeye Arena carrying...

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