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Three takeaways from the Maryland men's basketball team's 23-11 season in 2018-19

Three takeaways from the Maryland men's basketball team's 23-11 season in 2018-19

Going into this year’s NCAA tournament, there was a widespread feeling among Maryland men’s basketball fans that another promising season had ended on a sour note and that no matter what the Terps did, short of getting to the Sweet 16, would change that perception.

Mark Turgeon’s team fell narrowly short of reaching the second week of the tournament — and a trip home to Washington to play Big Ten regular-season co-champion Michigan State in the East Region semifinal Friday.

But what the Terps did as a sixth-seed in Jacksonville, Fla., by beating 11th-seed Belmont in a heart-stopping 79-77 win Thursday and then losing to third-seed LSU in a heart-wrenching 69-67 defeat Saturday...

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