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Maryland Minute 3.3.15 - Terps can clinch 2-seed in Big Ten tournament with win vs. Rutgers

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Maryland can lock up a double bye by winning one of its remaining two road games.

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Maryland basketball

2015 Big Ten Tournament Seeding Scenarios: March 2 - The Only Colors
"Maryland also owns the tiebreaker over Purdue in a two-way tie. Maryland only needs a win to wrap up the 2 seed, but if they lose both (which they won't, because it's Nebraska and Rutgers), they could drop to the 5 seed if Purdue wins at least one, MSU loses at least one, and Ohio State and Iowa both win twice."

We'll have a full rundown on seeding scenarios, including how Maryland can still win a share of the Big Ten title, later today.

MRI results positive sign for Maryland's Michal Cekovsky | Comcast SportsNet Baltimore
Good news for Michal Cekovsky, who underwent an MRI to reveal no structural damage to the knee he injured in warm ups prior to Saturday's game against Michigan. Sounds like he won't play against Rutgers, though.

Terps freshman Jared Nickens quietly has shot down his doubters - Baltimore Sun
Jared Nickens leads the Terps in 3-pointers and has hit a lot of big shots during the team's turnaround season.

Terps Broadcaster Chris Knoche Discusses Terps' Big Three, ACC vs. Big Ten Basketball
This is from a few weeks ago, but well worth a read. Great insights from Chris Knoche.

Video: Former Maryland center Alex Len involved in scuffle with Hassan Whiteside - Testudo Times
In case you missed it, former Maryland center Alex Len was involved in what turned into a full on wrestling match Monday night.

Virginia loses a first-place vote to Maryland in Atlantic 11 poll, Virginia Tech joins the fray - The Washington Post
The always important Atlantic-10 poll.

College sports articles

SEC the first power conference to reject freshman ineligibility - SBNation.com
The other four power conferences are interested in the idea of bringing back the pre-1972 ban. But if the SEC refuses, such a ban would almost certainly never be enacted.

Chart! Conference power rankings at each point in college football history - SBNation.com
Each current FBS college football league's peaks and valleys, in one visual.