NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament

This time, Maryland's performance in the NCAA basketball tournament is something it can build on for next season

This time, Maryland's performance in the NCAA basketball tournament is something it can build on for next season

When Maryland lost to Kansas three years ago in its first NCAA tournament Sweet 16 appearance since 2003, Mark Turgeon knew that a majority of his starting lineup would not be back in College Park the following season.

A year later, when the Terps lost to Xavier in its first opening-round exit since 1997, Turgeon knew that star point guard Melo Trimble’s college career was coming to an end.

In each case, Turgeon understood that he would not be reloading as much as he would be rebuilding.

As tough as this season’s ending still might be for Turgeon and his players, that’s what makes

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