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Here’s the scoring format for Maryland football’s spring game

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

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Maryland football’s spring game is Saturday. It will be fans’ first chance to watch the Terps in four months, and the last opportunity for another four. Every school sets this game up differently, but here’s what Maryland will do:

This is the exact same system the Terps ran last year, when the format resulted in a 51-35 win for the defense. In 2015, Maryland split its roster in half, assigning players to “Red” and “White” teams. In 2014, the Terps carried over a running offense-defense tally from practice, which led to a 187-143 offensive win that makes less sense with each passing day.

Regardless of the format, this is mostly about giving fans a sneak peek at what this team could be, and which players could make an impact. With such a long gap between meaningful football games, though, that’s more than enough.

Saturday’s game kicks off at 12:30 p.m. ET.

In other news

Maryland basketball has some options on the grad transfer market.

One of those options, Sean Obi, is down to the Terps and Georgetown.

The baseball team recorded an easy midweek victory, which has been a rarity this spring.

Matt Rambo and Colin Heacock will be on the cover of the May issue of Inside Lacrosse.

Maryland women’s lacrosse visits Penn State tonight.

Four-star offensive tackle Rasheed Walker has the Terps in his top six.