UMBC's Phil Poe, Maryland's Curtis Holmes

MARYLAND 1. Own the loose balls. Ground-ball wins through effort and toughness will determine possession and dictate momentum. Faceoff men Curtis Holmes (McDonogh) and Charlie Raffa must get to 50 percent on Hopkins' Mike Poppleton. 2. Draw on the positive NCAA playoff experiences of 2011 and... Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun