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But at least Tuesday, the Terps were a less-lopsided offensive team. Stoglin hoisted his second-lowest shot total of the season but wound up matching his fifth-best scoring night of the year.

“At the beginning of the game coach was telling us to value every possession and value the ball, so that’s what we were trying to do,” Stoglin said. “We didn’t want to make too many turnovers, and we didn’t want to shoot too quick.”

It followed a message sent since the preseason. It might finally be taking root now. Better late than never for Turgeon and the Terps.