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Maryland Minute - 1.24.14 - There's only one thing left to do...win the whole _____ thing

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Maryland is almost certainly not going to the Big Dance unless they win the ACC tournament. Also, more debate over Turgeon, the sad story of a former Terp's father and a cute turtle.

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Maryland’s NCAA tournament hopes not looking good based on recent history
Prewitt looks at recent teams with 5 non-conference losses to make the Big Dance. Not exactly promising if you still think the Terps have a shot at an at-large birth.

Take it away Jake Taylor

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How much pressure is Terps' Coach Mark Turgeon under? - The Washington Post
After the loss N.C. State, the Post Sports Live crew debates whether Maryland basketball Coach Mark Turgeon should be under more pressure for not making the NCAA tournament.

The Sordid End of David Meggett: He was an All-Pro running back. He became a serial rapist. - SBNation.com
The only Maryland connection is that it concerns the father of former running back Davin Meggett. Davin, by the way, is one of the few football players I have actually met and interacted with and he is a great guy. This is a really tough read, really long, but well worth your time.

Here is an adorable video of a turtle trying to eat a worm
Because we need to lighten things up a little. This was a dark, dark Maryland Minute.