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Five things to know about the 2018-19 Big Ten schedule for Maryland men's basketball

Five things to know about the 2018-19 Big Ten schedule for Maryland men's basketball

With all the controversy and uncertainty surrounding the start of the Maryland football season, fans of the men’s basketball team probably looked at the release of the Big Ten portion of the schedule Tuesday as a brief respite from what could be another long autumn in College Park.

Not that there’s a lot of buzz about Mark Turgeon’s team coming off a disappointing 19-13 season a year ago, which ended a stretch of three straight NCAA tournament appearances and raised questions about Turgeon’s longterm job security.

Even with Kevin Huerter and Justin Jackson both turning pro after their sophomore years, the Terps are left with a talented group that includes three returning...

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