Maryland is one win away from the best start in school history, but coach Mark Turgeon is more focused with his team's continued improvement than its place in the record books. The No. 11 Terrapins look to hand short-handed Illinois its first home loss and send it to its worst Big Ten start in seven seasons Wednesday night. Maryland (14-1, 2-0) has never won 15 of its first 16, but...
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January 06, 2015 | Discuss
Maryland sophomore post player Damonte Dodd proivded a huge defensive lift for the Terrapins in their tight contest with Minnesota. Dodd collected one of his three blocks, rejecting Joey King at the rim. Dodd’s block led to an easy transition bucket by freshman Melo Trimble to put the Terps up 43-35. That block helped spark the Terrapins during a pivotal 9-0 run early in the second...
Last season Dez Wells and Jake Layman led the Maryland Terrapins with 0.8 blocks per game. That stat alone shows the Terps lack of inside presence on defense a season ago. Head coach Mark Turgeon hopes to change that despite losing Charles Mitchell and Shaquille Cleare this summer to transfers. His answer may lie in 6-foot-11 sophomore Damonte Dodd. During a breakfast with boosters...
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