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Melo Trimble, Rasheed Sulaimon might give Maryland the best backcourt in college basketball

Mark Turgeon thinks he might have the most dynamic pair of guards in college basketball, plus more in Friday's Maryland Minute.

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It's a big weekend. Maryland women's basketball plays at 11 a.m. Friday against Detroit Mercy, and then the men's team hosts Rider at 7 p.m. in the same building. Maryland football has its last home game of the season on Saturday against Indiana. We'll cover all of it. For now, here's what's happening around the Web:

Maryland Basketball

Maryland vs. Rider preview: Terps host Broncs as non-conference games roll on - Testudo Times
The Terps host the Broncs as non-conference play rolls on.

Does Maryland Have the Best Backcourt in the Country? – Inside Maryland Sports
Josh Stirn tracked down comments from Mark Turgeon on national radio Wednesday.

Sulaimon Filling Toughness, Leadership Void Early for Terps – Inside Maryland Sports
The Duke transfer showed up big on the stat sheet, but the intangibles he exhibited against Georgetown probably mean more to this team than the raw numbers.

Mark Turgeon 'relieved' Georgetown game is in past, especially since Terps won – Baltimore Sun
Maryland felt like they were playing with the weight of the world on their shoulders.  It's good to know they can gut out a win under pressure.

Maryland’s big men making adjustments to ‘big-boy basketball’ – Washington Post
Flexibility is the name of the game this year.  The Terps had to go with an untested line up against Georgetown to win in the second half, but Maryland still needs to get tougher.

Conference Preview Part V: A Changing of the Guard in the Big Ten? — NCAA BB — The Sports Quotient
With plenty on Maryland.

Maryland Football

Maryland Terrapins' INT, TO rates approaching historic levels – ESPN
Terrapins quarterbacks have already thrown 28 interceptions this season, the highest total in the FBS in the last 20 years. (Noah N.)

Study session: A Q&A with an Indiana beat writer – Baltimore Sun
Indiana is dead last in FBS in passing defense. Mike Locksley has been flexible with playing time, so might we see a healthy dose of Caleb Rowe tomorrow?

Indiana Hoosiers football vs. Maryland Terrapins – Crimson Quarry
Maryland has nothing left to play for except pride. Indiana on the other hand, can still reach a bowl.

Sudfeld, Howard lead dynamic Indiana offense against Maryland – Baltimore Sun
Indiana boasts the Big Ten's leading passer and leading rusher. Maryland's defense will still look to be aggressive and throw the dynamic duo off their game.

Maryland's Damian Prince grows into role – Baltimore Sun
The former blue chip recruit paid his dues last year on the scout team, but this year he has taken full control over the right tackle position.D


Testudo Times wins Baltimore Sun Mobbie reader's choice, best college/amateur sports blog awards - Testudo Times
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