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MM 11.26: Maryland men’s basketball game vs Monmouth cancelled

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

Old Dominion v Maryland Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images

It didn’t take long for Maryland men’s basketball to have its first cancellation of the 2020-21 season.

The Terps’ game scheduled for against Monmouth University on Dec. 1 has been cancelled following a positive coronavirus test of a”‘tier one member” on the opponent’s team.

Monmouth lists this group as “student-athletes, coaches, and support staff.” The member who tested positive will enter a 14-day quarantine.

Maryland is “actively searching for a new opponent for Tuesday,” per a team spokesperson, as the cancelation of this game leaves the team with just five nonconference games remaining.

The Terps will host a multi-team event this weekend, facing Navy on Friday and Mount Saint Mary’s on Sunday.

In Other News

Maryland men’s basketball used runs to get past Old Dominion, 85-67, to open the season.

Mike gave his three takeaways from the season-opening win.

Eric Ayala had a message for Maryland fans following the men’s basketball team’s opening day win.

Former basketball star Anthony Cowan Jr. also had something to say about the team’s win.

Maryland women’s basketball arrived in Estero, Florida, for its opening weekend Gulf Coast Showcase tournament.

The women’s basketball team also wished former star Laura Harper good luck in her coaching debut for Coppin State University.

Taulia Tagovailoa made Joshua Perry’s list of the top five quarterbacks in the Big Ten.

Maryland wrestling showed off its new varsity jackets.

Maryland volleyball shared some shots from practice.