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Recruiting drives recent coaching moves made by Maryland's Turgeon and Durkin

Recruiting drives recent coaching moves made by Maryland's Turgeon and Durkin

Maryland’s two revenue-producing sports typically operate in parallel universes, with a different feel to the way Mark Turgeon and DJ Durkin operate.

If there is one common bond between a 52-year-old men’s basketball coach who’s going into his 20th year as a head coach and his seventh year in College Park and a 39-year-old football coach going into his second year as a head coach, it’s in the importance they place on recruiting.

That’s why the moves each made with his respective staff the past few days have the same purpose: keeping the momentum going into what will be an important recruiting process for both programs come 2018.

Turgeon’s decision Friday to...

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