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Maryland Minute 3.17.15 - Experts make NCAA Tournament predictions

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What do they think about the Terps? Will they get past Valpo and make it to the Sweet 16?

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Maryland basketball:

Sports Illustrated experts pick their 2015 NCAA tournament brackets - College Basketball - SI.com
Seth Davis, in what we dubbed the Seth Davis game between Maryland and Valpo after Davis left the Terps off his ballot earlier in favor of Valpo, actually has Maryland making it to the Sweet 16. You're not going to like what two of the other writers picks, however.

Drew Nicholas Predicts How Far The Terps Will Go In The Tournament " CBS Baltimore
Former Terp Drew Nicholas joined Bob and Ken to talk about the Terps and the NCAA Tournament.

Jay Bilas Bracket - In-depth pick-by-pick 2015 NCAA tournament advice - ESPN
$$$ article, but Bilas has Maryland making it to the Sweet 16. You can guess what happens after that.

2015 NCAA Tournament: Most likely first-round upsets include Maryland, Louisville - The Washington Post
"Meanwhile, Maryland has benefited from a lot of luck this season, the second luckiest team in the nation according to Pomeroy’s numbers. This is going to be a tough battle for the Terps, making it a sound upset selection."

2015 NCAA tournament: Kentucky, Arizona have easiest paths to Final Four - The Washington Post
15.9 percent chance Maryland makes the Final Four.

Previewing Maryland-Valparaiso with a Valpo beat reporter - Baltimore Sun
Maryland faces Valparaiso in the NCAA Tournament Friday in Columbus, Ohio. A Valpo beat reporter discusses the matchup between the Terps and Crusaders.

Heading Into NCAA Tournament, Terps Are Forgotten As No. 4 Seed
Rick Snider says the Terps' No. 4 seed is a product of Maryland's recent tournament resume, or lack thereof, and that's how the system works. Okay then.

NCAA Tournament

NCAA basketball committee needs to be fixed; here’s how - The Washington Post
John Feinstein shares his opinion on the Selection Committee and how to fix it. Hint - the solution involves Gary Williams.