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Forwards James Padgett, Ashton Pankey and Berend Weijs combined for seven points in 53 minutes of work, and Turgeon eventually abandoned a conventional lineup for a four-guard set in the final four minutes.

“I thought we … had some great opportunities inside and we missed a couple layups that our big guys usually don’t miss,” guard Sean Mosley said. “It was just one of those games where things weren’t falling for them.”

Even so, Maryland was vastly better overall than the last time it ventured far from home. The margin of error, it turns out, still is slim, and the Terps have an 0-1 conference record to show for it.