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Maryland Minute 2.23.15: Terps focus on rebounding ahead of Wisconsin game

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News and notes about Maryland athletics.

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Ahead of Wisconsin, rebounding a ‘priority’ for Maryland - The Washington Post
After struggling on the boards against Nebraska, Terps focused on rebounding in preparation for Badgers.

Coach Mark Turgeon oversees turnaround of Maryland Terps men's basketball - Baltimore Sun
When No. 16 Maryland takes the court Tuesday against No. 5 Wisconsin, the Terps will have moved past their offseason soap opera to a place unfamiliar under Turgeon: national prominence.

Football

Maryland to Hold Walk-on Tryouts - Maryland Terrapins Athletics - University of Maryland Terps Official Athletic Site
The University of Maryland football team will hold walk-on tryouts on Thursday, Feb. 26.

Former Terp found not guilty of charge stemming from July incident | Comcast SportsNet Baltimore
Alex Twine's case is resolved.

Deon Long solid in 40-yard dash, but bigger questions remain | Comcast SportsNet Baltimore
"So one of the things the scouts ask, is OK, he was at the East-West Game and is a fairly talented kid," Mayock said. "Why four college in five years plus a military school to make it five in six? "That was a conversation I had in Tampa with a bunch of the scouts who were all saying, ‘Hey, we’ve got to figure this kid out because he is a draftable kid.’ He looks quick and tough to me like a slot. I don’t think he’s an outside guy but you’ve got to figure out if there’s any red flags off the field because of all those different colleges."

Miscellaneous

Feb. 25: The Changing Landscape of College Sports | The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism
Brit Kirwan, Kevin Anderson, Christine Brennan, Kevin Blackistone, Missy Meharg and Akeem Davis will be on a panel at the journalism school with free pizza! Go check it out.

Maryland tennis rolls past Harvard for first win over ranked opponent - The Diamondback : Sports
Eight members of the Terrapin tennis team lined up to cheer for freshman Ekaterina Tour Saturday. The Terps had already sealed the victory against No. 46 Harvard, but the Terps were still rooting for Tour to finish the match strong.