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Maryland Minute - 3.14.14 - End of an era

No more ACC basketball, this time for real.

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After 61 years and an early exit, Terps say goodbye to the ACC

Prewitt's on Maryland's final game in the ACC. Banners with conference and team insignia will come down, everyone will move on, but the last two games will me memorable for very different reasons.

ACC tournament: Evan Smotrycz sits with back spasms, Charles Mitchell dislocates pinkie

Let's stop this nonsense about Smotrycz "choosing" not to play:

"Later, in the hallway outside the Maryland locker room, Turgeon clarified his comments, saying trainer Matt Charvat and Smotrycz agreed that his body wouldn’t hold up to the rigors of playing, and bristled at the notion that Smotrycz could have played but chose not to"

The NIT Bracket Project - 2014

I know, I know, no one wants to be thinking about the NIT, but here we are. More basketball isn't a bad thing and the NIT is better than nothing. It's really hard to find daily updated NIT projections, but this one had Maryland as a 4 seed on March 10th. I'm no expert but I would *think* a loss to a decent FSU team doesn't drop them from 4 to out, but who knows. I hope they make it because I like watching basketball.

Checking In With Maryland & Rutgers: Tournament Week Edition - BT Powerhouse

This is close to a week old, but our friends over at the Big Ten basketball blog BT Powerhouse have been keeping tabs on the new B1G kids on the block all season. It's important to remember how awesome this week was until yesterday.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Sorry we couldn&#39;t get this one for you Zach but we know you are watching ! <a href=";src=hash">#livingthedream</a></p>&mdash; Seth Allen (@bbll4eva_Allen) <a href="">March 13, 2014</a></blockquote>

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A little perspective.