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Maryland point guard Pe'Shon Howard will be sidelined up to three months with a broken foot.
First-year coach Mark Turgeon says Howard broke a small bone in his left foot. The injury will prevent that 6-foot-3 sophomore from practicing.
Turgeon said Thursday that Howard will probably miss 10 to 12 weeks.
Turgeon says Howard was practicing well after working hard in the summer.
Howard averaged 5.4 points and 3.2 assists last season as a freshman. He played in all 33 of Maryland's games a year ago and was projected to play point guard again this season.
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Maryland point guard Pe'Shon Howard will be sidelined up to three months with a broken foot.
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Maryland already was likely to struggle in coach Mark Turgeon's debut season as a result of a lack of frontcourt talent. Now the outlook for the Terps looks even more bleak due to an injury to one of their key backcourt standouts.
The school announced Thursday morning that sophomore guard Pe'Shon Howard could miss up to 10 to 12 weeks as a result of a broken bone in his left...