- Iowa vs Maryland. 1/7/21. 6:00pm. ESPN2 -

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Iowa matches up pretty well with Maryland. Their defense is just as bad as Iowa's - in particular, Iowa is one of the best in the country at not turning it over and Maryland one of the worse at generating TOs. On defense, Iowa's main Achille's heel is giving up OR, but Maryland isn't that great at getting them (coming in around 200th in the country). They are a pretty good shooting team, so Iowa's going to need to not be awful on the road.
 

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Iowa matches up pretty well with Maryland. Their defense is just as bad as Iowa's - in particular, Iowa is one of the best in the country at not turning it over and Maryland one of the worse at generating TOs. On defense, Iowa's main Achille's heel is giving up OR, but Maryland isn't that great at getting them (coming in around 200th in the country). They are a pretty good shooting team, so Iowa's going to need to not be awful on the road.
Iowa matches up well with Maryland because they're a better overall team, not because of the silly comparative metrics you mentioned. This isn't football, where a dominant running team would have a decided advantage against a team that can't stop the run.
 

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Iowa matches up well with Maryland because they're a better overall team, not because of the silly comparative metrics you mentioned. This isn't football, where a dominant running team would have a decided advantage against a team that can't stop the run.
EYE TEST!!!!!
 

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The Iowa logo on the butthole is fitting.
 

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It’s close enough.
 
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I’d be pretty surprised if Morsell plays tomorrow, and without him I think Maryland has trouble scoring enough to stay close for an entire game.

Let’s go with 82-71 to set up a big revenge game against the gophers.
 

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I like Maryland. Iowa by 22.
 

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Turgeon rubs me the wrong way and they seem to over-achieve.
Hard disagree about them overachieving. I don’t think there’s a program in the league that achieves exactly to their level like Maryland. Turgeon either has the talent or he doesn’t. This year he doesn’t.
 

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Hard disagree about them overachieving. I don’t think there’s a program in the league that achieves exactly to their level like Maryland. Turgeon either has the talent or he doesn’t. This year he doesn’t.
This is definitely a down year but I guess they draw my ire mainly for showing up in the Big 10 and having success right off the bat. I like my new conference entries more along the lines of Maryland, Rutgers or Nebrantska football.
 

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Has Maryland recruiting stayed about the same since leaving the ACC?
 

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Yeah, they’ve had a lot of guys leave early though. And they seem to be that stud lead guard they’ve had in the last.
 

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I didn’t mind Maryland until I went to the Big Ten tourney when it was in DC. I had a blast but Maryland fans especially their older supporters were mostly east coast elitist assholes. It was enjoyable to watch NW upset them their first game. Fuck the Terps, Hawks by 15.
 
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This is definitely a down year but I guess they draw my ire mainly for showing up in the Big 10 and having success right off the bat. I like my new conference entries more along the lines of Maryland, Rutgers or Nebrantska football.
Nebrantska went to the Big Ten championship in the first year or two. It was all downhill after that.
 
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