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Maryland stuck to the same gameplan that toppled North Carolina eight days ago: get the ball inside.

Instead of just James Gist, Bambale Osby got into the act. He destroyed the Blue Devils around the basket in the first half, putting up 12 points and nine rebounds without missing a shot. Gist added 14 points and nine boards.

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Maryland's defense also did a great job limiting Kyle Singler's touches, and the freshman scored just four points. It all added up to a 51-42 lead for Maryland -- Duke's biggest deficit at any point this season -- and included a technical foul on Mike Krzyzewski, always something my kids love to see.

The second half just started with the Blue Devils quieting the crowd with a quick six points and forcing Gary Williams to call timeout.

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