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We may never see this year's Terps team play again.  

Jokes aside, this probably would have been the Terps best chance in a while to win the whole thing.  Anything can happen in a one and done tournament, so even a Turgeon led team with a better than average roster had a good chance.  I would have put their chances at maybe 10%?  

It's good and bad for Turgeon.  This was his best chance to win it all.  But he also could have fallen flat on his face again in the tournament and his job could have become at risk.

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It is a real shame for the players themselves.  After watching Michigan State dispatch us on our home floor with absolute ease, I am not sure we were going anywhere in the tournament.  But it really does suck for the players like Cowan and Stix and other players around the country who are not coming back to college anymore. 

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Yeah what hurts the most is this is a good team.  They have/had a chance to win the B1G tournament and make a run in the national tournament.  We have no idea what could've happened, predicting sports is an impossible task.  Bottom line is this team is talented and has potential to make a run.

NCAA tournament will be canceled, it is only a matter of when.  This is my favorite time of year by far...another reason I'm sad.  College basketball is my favorite sport by far (NFL a close second, MLB and NBA next).

I think most of this is mass hysteria, but I can't deny the severity.  Quarantine is the only effective way to contain the spread of the virus.  Everything I've read is that the prognosis for people under the age of 60 is good, so part of me wishes people would stop being paranoid and just continue on with life.  That's me just being selfish I guess because I want to watch March Madness haha.  Be well everyone.  Go Terps.

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2 hours ago, Oriole4Life said:

Yeah what hurts the most is this is a good team.  They have/had a chance to win the B1G tournament and make a run in the national tournament.  We have no idea what could've happened, predicting sports is an impossible task.  Bottom line is this team is talented and has potential to make a run.

NCAA tournament will be canceled, it is only a matter of when.  This is my favorite time of year by far...another reason I'm sad.  College basketball is my favorite sport by far (NFL a close second, MLB and NBA next).

I think most of this is mass hysteria, but I can't deny the severity.  Quarantine is the only effective way to contain the spread of the virus.  Everything I've read is that the prognosis for people under the age of 60 is good, so part of me wishes people would stop being paranoid and just continue on with life.  That's me just being selfish I guess because I want to watch March Madness haha.  Be well everyone.  Go Terps.

It is official.

Super duper bummer.

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Why not postpone?  I get that some players will be on NBA teams by the time they can start the tournament, and wouldn't play, but May Madness would still be fun.

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1 minute ago, Wish said:

Why not postpone?  I get that some players will be on NBA teams by the time they can start the tournament, and wouldn't play, but May Madness would still be fun.

It might interrupt the student athletes studies.

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19 minutes ago, Can_of_corn said:

It might interrupt the student athletes studies.

As if the cancellation of classes isnt...

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On 3/8/2020 at 8:28 PM, Tony-OH said:

I don't like how they blew a two game lead and now have a participation trophy championship because of well, the typical Turgeon late season spiral. They should be embarrassed that they have to share this after being up by two games. But hey, it's a "Big-10 regular season championship, right?" They'll just jump up and down like school girls and then they'll go out and get beat in the first or second round of the NCAAs because that's what they do.

Sorry, but I'm not going to celebrate backing into a co-championship that they only shared because of two miracles late game wins. This team is not very good, has no depth, and is going to be absolutely terrible next year after Stix and Cowan leave. 

Maybe they'll turn the entire season into a participation prize and declare all conference champions co-national champions 😅😃😆

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