Maryland Minute - 1.16.14 - Turgeon told Terps to go have fun -- and it worked

Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

Turgeon tried a different philosophy with his team at halftime and it paid off big time

Turgeon shifted gears, advised Terps to relax "and have fun" - baltimoresun.com
A different approach by the head coach worked out well for Maryland. Most encouraging is that Turgeon, after telling his team that it's ok to smile if you miss a shot, said maybe the staff learned now how to approach this team.

GALLEN: The Fast Break from the Terps' 74-66 win over Notre Dame - The Diamondback : Men's Basketball
Both Turgeon and players said they felt that going in they "had to win" last night's game. The extra pressure seemed to play a big factor at first, until they loosened up for the second half.

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Alex Len got involved in a little bit of a scuffle last night after he made a pretty hard foul on the Lakers Nick Young, and both ended up getting ejected.

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SB Nation's Tar Heel Blog gives their take on the counterclaim.

Mullins Wins Soccer America Top Honors - Maryland Terrapins Athletics - University of Maryland Terps Official Athletic Site
Patrick Mullins added one more award to his ever-growing trophy collection Wednesday when he was tabbed the 2013 Soccer America Men's Player of the Year. Mullins and Claudio Reyna of Virginia (1992-93) are the only two-time winners of the award.

College basketball's best states: ranking all of America - NCAA Basketball - Sporting News
The Sporting News ranks every state (and D.C.) based on how good the college basketball is.

Chargers promoted Frank Reich to offensive coordinator
Former Maryland quarterback Frank Reich gets a promotion.

▶ Women's Basketball: Juice 'Cuse - YouTube
The first 1,000 fans at the women's home game versus the Syracuse Orange tonight will get free orange juice. I love it.

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