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Just like old times: 'B-More guys' Jalen Smith, Darryl Morsell help Maryland advance in NCAA tournament

Just like old times: 'B-More guys' Jalen Smith, Darryl Morsell help Maryland advance in NCAA tournament

When Jalen Smith followed Darryl Morsell from Mount Saint Joseph to Maryland last year, it was with the idea of helping the Terps return to the NCAA tournament after Mark Turgeon’s team failed to play in the postseason when Morsell was a freshman.

There were times this season when Smith and Morsell experienced some of the success they had during the three years they played together in Baltimore, though nothing quite like what happened Thursday at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.

Playing on the biggest stage they had ever shared — the Round of 64 in the NCAA tournament — Smith and Morsell carried the Terps from a late seven-point deficit and the brink of another early...

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