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3-point shots: Observations and opinions from Maryland's win over Ohio University

3-point shots: Observations and opinions from Maryland's win over Ohio University

Maryland coach Mark Turgeon gave his team two days off after Sunday’s overtime win at Illinois, in large part because the Terps had squeezed their first 10 games of the 2017-2018 season into a 23-day window.

One day of preparation might have been all Maryland needed Thursday night against Ohio, though Turgeon conceded after his team’s 25-point win that he’s looking forward to the hours of practice time the Terps will get before Big Ten play resumes Jan. 2 against Penn State.

That’s where Turgeon’s team will need to get better, given the level of competition is expected to go down if the Kenpom.com ratings are a true indication. At No. 157, the Bobcats are the highest-rated...