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Maryland basketball reportedly won't play in 2018 Gavitt Tipoff Games

Maryland basketball reportedly won't play in 2018 Gavitt Tipoff Games

The Maryland men’s basketball team will not play in next season’s Gavitt Tipoff Games, the annual mid-November clash between Big Ten and Big East conference teams, according to FanRag Sports.

The Terps are the only Big Ten member to have played in the event each of its first three years, but will sit out this season’s matchups along with Michigan State, Iowa, Purdue, Northwestern and Minnesota. Providence and Butler are the Big East’s lone omissions, FanRag reported.

Maryland played Georgetown in 2015, the Gavitt Tipoff Games’ inaugural year,...

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