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Will Maryland basketball beat Kansas in the Sweet 16?

Maryland and Kansas are set to tipoff at 9:40 pm ET. Will the Terps be able to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2002?

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Maryland will be playing in its first Sweet 16 game in over a decade on Thursday, taking on the top seeded team in this year's tournament. Do you think the Terps will emerge victorious? Let us know in the poll below.

Maryland Basketball

NCAA Tournament 2016: Why Kansas is a good matchup for Maryland's Melo Trimble - Testudo Times
If the Terps guard is on his game, he's going to have a huge night. Trimble isn't a typical player. Not only is he really good, but what influences Trimble's success or failure goes far beyond simply the caliber of the opposition. After all, he's had some of his most prolific scoring games this season against Maryland's best opponents: 23 points against North Carolina, 24 points (once) against Michigan State and 21 points (once) against Wisconsin, for example.

Gary Williams Breaks Down Terps-Kansas - InsideMDSports
What does Gary Williams think about the Terps' chances Thursday against Kansas? He believe the Terps having an underdog mentality could be the key. "It gives Maryland a little bit of an incentive because at the beginning of the year a lot of people thought Maryland was better than Kansas. So here’s Maryland with that chance to get that great win that people would talk about for a long time. I think Maryland’s in a good situation from that point of view going into the game. The key thing is you know you have to play better. In other words, you’re playing the No. 1 seed,"

Maryland-Kansas call comes in midst of remarkable run by Jim Nantz - Baltimore Sun
Jim Nantz is heading down the home stretch of another remarkable run behind the play-by-play microphone for CBS Sports.

Few surprised by success of intense, competitive Maryland coach Mark Turgeon - Baltimore Sun
Maryland coach Mark Turgeon seemed to know where he was going. Those who knew Turgeon growing up in Topeka, and are still in touch with him now, are not surprised that the player who used to orchestrate their pickup games on the fully-lit 65-foot basketball court Bob Turgeon built in the backyard is coaching on the sport's biggest stage, in its biggest spotlight. Just as he will be Thursday, when Maryland faces his alma mater, Kansas, in the Sweet 16 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Uni Watch -- Ranking the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 uniforms
Paul Lukas has never been a fan of the Maryland Pride uniforms. I think it's cool to talk about various uniforms each teams puts out there but it's a totally subjective topic that is going to vary from person to person. Anyway, he has Maryland #9 among Sweet 16 schools.

Maryland Football

Edmunds 'Loving' Legacy Status At UMD - Maryland - Scout
After the Terps’ spring practice March 22, senior transfer Trey Edmunds glanced across the way and motioned in the direction of the Maryland Stadium concourse. Somewhere in there, the running back intimated, was a picture of his father, former UMD tight end and NFL Pro Bowler Ferrell Edmunds.

Former Maryland WR Amba Etta-Tawo transfers to Syracuse, per report - Baltimore Sun
Former Maryland wide receiver Amba Etta-Tawo will transfer to Syracuse this summer for the final season of his college career, according to Etta-Tawo announced his intent to transfer after graduation on March 1. Etta-Tawo joins the Orange, which will feature the high-octane offense of new coach Dino Babers this fall.

Under Armour

TrueHoop Presents: How Nike lost Stephen Curry to Under Armour
Ethan Sherwood Strauss tells the never-before-told story of the worst endorsement pitch ever that led to Stephen Curry leaving Nike for Under Armour and how UA is benefiting from having the new face of the NBA endorsing it's product and shoes. Curry could be Under Armour's Michael Jordan.