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That doesn’t fit the 225-pound Len’s usual approach, and understandably so given his frame. But for the Terps to fare better in their next road test - Saturday’s trip to Philadelphia to face Temple (11-5 entering Wednesday night’s game against La Salle) at the Palestra - it will require a better defensive performance from its frontcourt, Len included.

“He has to play better,” Turgeon said. “If he’s not going to score, he has to defend and rebound better than he did.”