Found November 08, 2013 on SCACC Hoops:
Maryland at Connecticut 11/8/2013 6:30:00 PM |  TV:ESPN2 | LIVE STATS Maryland Impressed by UConn No. 18 UConn Men's Basketball Ready To Open 2013-14 Season Against Maryland Maryland, Georgetown again take center stage on college basketball's opening night Barclays Center to Open 2013-14 College Basketball Season with Maryland and Connecticut The Terps kick this season off in a few hours and excitement is building throughout Terpland. A couple things to watch for... Last year, Alex Len dominated Kentucky and Terp fans everywhere thought we'd see that for the rest of the year.  We were wrong.  The lesson:  don't take anything that happens tonight too seriously. Have last year's freshman blossomed into reliable consistent contributors?  In particular, I'd like to Jake Layman and Chuck Mitchell step up. Can Maryland maintain an interior defensive presence without Alex Len blocking shots?  What about rebounding?  Will Mitchell, Cleare, and Dodd compete or even dominate? I've said it before, Chuck Mitchell is the most natural rebounding talent I've ever seen in a Terp uniform.  Can he realize some of that potential this season? Will Nick Faust play to his strengths or continue to force things offensively.  Will Faust become the shut down defender we know he can be? Can Dez Wells lead the offense without turning the ball over more than 3 times per game? Can Maryland win a close game down the stretch? Prediction:  Maryland 72, UConn 69 This article was originally published at http://www.Turtle-Soup.com. If you are interested in sharing your website's content with SCACCHoops.com, Contact Us.  Team Stats Embed This Chart On Your WebsiteMarylandNameGPMinsPtsAstsRbdsStlsBlksTOsFG%3P%FT%Off Eff Nick Faust00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 John Auslander00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Spencer Barks00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Jacob Susskind00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Shaquille Cleare00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Jake Layman00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Charles Mitchell00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Seth Allen00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Evan Smotrycz00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Varum Ram00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Conner Lipinski00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Dezmine Wells00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Damonte Dodd00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Roddy Peters00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 Jonathan Graham00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0 AJ Metz00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
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