COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s inaugural season in the Big Ten has taken a humbling turn for the worse.
The Terrapins were one of the most surprising teams in the country through the middle of January, going 17-2 and twice defeating Michigan State.READ MORE: Public Defender Calling For Ocean City Officers To Wear Body Cams Following Viral Boardwalk Arrest Video
Since that time, however, 19th-ranked Maryland has lost three of five — all by double figures on the road. The two wins during that stretch were squeakers at home against Northwestern and Penn State, which own a combined 4-17 league record.
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Forward Jake Layman says, “Offensively, we stand a lot. That’s been a huge problem for us.”
Coach Mark Turgeon and the players remain upbeat, in part because the Terrapins play four of their next five at home. Maryland hosts Indiana on Wednesday.MORE NEWS: UMD Doctoral Candidate In Criminology Anat Kimchi Stabbed To Death Along Chicago's Loop
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