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Brenda Frese and Mark Turgeon are mutual admirers as their Maryland teams prepare for March Madness
Brenda Frese and Mark Turgeon are mutual admirers as their Maryland teams prepare for March Madness

Mark Turgeon was on the phone, recruiting, the first few times Brenda Frese ducked into his office to greet her new coaching colleague at the University of Maryland. So when he found a free minute, he walked down the hall and stuck his head into Frese's office. She was not expecting him and had a look of surprise. "She turned beet red," he recalled with amusement. It was a light moment between new co-workers and, as it turned out, an early signal of the friendly relationship between Maryland's men's and women's basketball coaches. As Frese and Turgeon prepare to lead their teams into the NCAA tournament — he on Friday in Columbus, Ohio, and she...

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