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COLUMBUS -- Postgame press conference comments by head coach Mark Turgeon appear to hint at the future of the Maryland program and who he expects to be back next season, most notably forward


COLUMBUS -- West Virginia wins basketball games because it presses and turns the opponent over, then it rebounds its misses on the offensive end and gets putbacks.


COLLEGE PARK -- The NCAA tournament -- on a team level -- is about matchups. But each individual game is about matchups, too.


Maryland played the first nine minute of Saturday’s Big Ten semifinal game against Michigan State like a skilled boxer. They danced. They landed some jabs.


Maryland faces Michigan State on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The winner advances to the Big Ten tournament title game to face the winner of Wisconsin-Purdue, the other semifinal.