Posts By Patrick Guthrie

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Who: #3 Maryland Terrapins vs. Michigan Wolverines What: The Terps continue their barnstorming tour through the Midwest. Where:  Crisler Center When:9:00 PM Media:  ESPN Line: Maryland (-1.5) Three things to know about Michigan: They’re missing their best player: Embed from Getty Images   Remember the last game against Wisconsin? The one where Melo euthanized a few thousand Badgers? Well there aren’t many similarities…

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I think everyone learned the lesson about overlooking Northwestern last season. In a season characterized by some fantastic escapes, the Northwestern game topped the list. Maryland trailed by 11 at the half, and after a back and forth second half, the deficit remained there with 3:47 left. The last 30 seconds included two Trimble free throws, a pretty fall away jumper from the Wildcats to take the lead back, and then this to seal an incredibly improbable home win.

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View image | gettyimages.com For months, this Georgetown game loomed large as an early test for this highly touted but largely unproven Maryland team. UConn in 3 weeks is a better team, and North Carolina (with or without Marcus Paige) is the cream of the crop. Coming into this season, Georgetown looked like a fringe top-25 team centered around one terrific…

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Tonight at 6:30 Maryland will be playing Indiana in the quarterfinals of the Big 10 tournament? I was going to write a full preview on this, but I remembered that I wrote one just a few months ago about this very Hoosiers team. In fact, astute observers will note the Terps have seen the Hoosiers twice already, neither of which were necessarily pleasant encounters; the Blowout in Bloomington and a Nailbiter in College Park. Point being, this is the third fight in the trilogy, all of the tricks are out of the bag and no one is anonymous anymore.

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At this point in the season, it’s very difficult for any team to change the perception around them. The teams on the outside of the tournament looking in will most likely remain there, and those whose names are on the mock brackets might see their seed number change, but it would take a true collapse for 90% of them to fall out.

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Who: #17 Maryland Terrapins at Iowa Hawkeyes What: A chance to save some face after consecutive road implosions Where: Carver-Hawkeye Arena and the Big Ten Network When: 3:15 PM on Sunday View image | gettyimages.com It’s very easy to get wrapped up in negatives right now. Since the Terps January 17th decimation of Michigan State, the team has looked rudderless.…

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View image | gettyimages.com Who: #14 Maryland Terrapins vs. Michigan State Spartans What: A chance to sweep a perennial powerhouse at home Where: Comcast Center and CBS When: 4:00 PM The first four games of Maryland’s Big 10 schedule have elicited a lot of different emotions from me. Obviously the base feeling is excitement, because hey, the results are there.…

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