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Maryland Minute 1.6.13 -- Golden not the guy at PSU, lineup set for Pitt

Plus good deeds, post play and more!

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Twitter / alex_prewitt: Turgeon said he'll probably ...
Looks like the same lineup versus Pittsburgh today -- Peters, Wells, Layman, Smotrycz and Cleare. After the success against Georgia Tech, this was to be expected. I think you could make an argument for starting Graham over Smotrycz, due to the redundancy of Layman/Smotrycz in the same lineup and his at-times ridiculous defensive inadequacies, but without Damonte Dodd as a consistent option Turgeon would probably like to keep two actual big men on the bench.

Al Golden rebuffs Penn State, will remain Head Coach at Miami - State of The U
It appears the two remaining candidates for the job are James Franklin and Mike Munchak. Earlier in the week, John Langley wrote about why Franklin would be a worst-case scenario for Maryland, and I agree -- he's got far more connections in this area than Munchak and Munchak is a failed NFL coach who has shown little to no interest in recruiting.

Second Annual "Train with the Terps" A Success - Maryland Terrapins Athletics - University of Maryland Terps Official Athletic Site
Good deeds!

Morning review: Terps’ post play improved vs. shorthanded Georgia Tech
Alex Prewitt takes a look at Shaq Cleare's improvement against Georgia Tech. I talked about this a bit in my recap, but he looked much, much better than in recent weeks. Seth Allen's return has had a lot of windfall effects, and one of them is improved ball movement to the inside. Roddy Peters, in particular, has shown a penchant for the drive-and-dish, one of my favorite plays.

Maryland's Roddy Peters Sick Crossover and Hoop | ACC Must See Moment - YouTube
Another highlight from the Terps' win. Speaking of Peters, the kid's got talent.