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Potential Maryland coach candidates Mark Richt, Jeremy Pruitt on their way out at Georgia?

In Friday's Maryland Minute, the pool of available quality coaching candidates could be about to get bigger. Plus, welcome back to basketball season.

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Maryland Football

It's time for Georgia to fire Mark Richt -
If this happens, expect Maryland associate athletic director and former Georgia AD Damon Evans to be interested.

With rumors swirling, Mark Richt says Jeremy Pruitt is still UGA's DC | Dr. Saturday - Yahoo Sports
This is the surest sign yet that Pruitt's on his way out at Georgia. He's less likely to be interested in Maryland because he has less of a connection with Evans, but he'll be on every team's radar.

Likely's role increases in Maryland's offense – Baltimore Sun
The Likely package has yet to produce an explosive, game changing play, but a few more cracks at the apple might do the trick.

Extra film sessions pay off for Maryland DE Yannick Ngakoue – ESPN
Ngakoue credits a lot of his growth as a player to offensive line coach Greg Studrawa's tips and advice. The junior defensive end sits just 6.5 sacks from Andre Monroe's school record.

Maryland Football the "Unluckiest" Team in the Country – Inside Maryland Sports
Mike Locksley should ask Mark Turgeon if he can borrow his rabbits foot before the Wisconsin game.

Study session: Q&A with a Wisconsin beat writer – Baltimore Sun
Despite the coaching change, Wisconsin still sounds like Wisconsin. Unfortunately for the Terps, the Badgers now have their top running back, Corey Clement back near full strength.

Maryland Basketball

Maryland's full 2015-16 basketball schedule, with TV, streaming, updates and more - Testudo Times
The most important bookmark of the college basketball season.

Maryland Terrapins' guide to winning the NCAA Tournament – ESPN
Maryland needs their new faces to sure up weaknesses exhibited by last year's squad. The fifth point I would add is replacing Dez Wells' leadership - probably more important than all the others.

Bino Ranson looks back as Terps play exhibition against his alma mater – Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore native was a four time all conference player for the Penmen.

Other sports

Terps Win Pivotal B1G Match vs. #16 Rutgers
Maryland needed a shot in the arm to help their fading NCAA tournament hopes. The win locked up the three seed for the Terps who will host Michigan Sunday in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals.

Terps field hockey outlasts Michigan State in Big Ten quarterfinals
The top seeded Terps scored two goals in 32 seconds to squeeze by the Spartans. Maryland will face fourth seeded Northwestern today in the semifinal round.

Other items

Former Weber State football player Devin Pugh challenges NCAA transfer rule
Pugh alleges that the transfer rule and scholarship limit violate antitrust law by restraining player's mobility. It's hard to see how that restraint on mobility harms consumers of college sports though.

Vote for Testudo Times in the Mobbies

Mobbies 2015 voting for best Maryland blogs and social media contest from The Baltimore Sun
We're up for "best college/amateur sports blog," and winning is better than losing.