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MM 12.11: No. 4 Maryland men’s basketball continues road woes against Penn State

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This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

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No. 4 Maryland men’s basketball once again fell victim to the Bryce Jordan Center curse Tuesday night, suffering a 76-69 loss to Penn State.

The Terps have now lost four consecutive games in State College, Pennsylvania, with their last win there dating back to 2015.

The last four games at Penn State

Date Result
Date Result
Dec. 10, 2019 L, 76-69
Feb. 27, 2019 L, 78-61
Feb. 7, 2018 L, 74-70
Feb. 7, 2017 L, 70-64

This time around, the Terps were looking to jump out to an 11-0 start on the season, however they dug themselves in a hole by committing 20 turnovers to suffer the first loss of 2019-20.

Maryland will now have a decent break from gameplay to regroup before facing No. 22 Seton Hall in Newark, New Jersey, on Dec. 19.

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