’s recent slump has not been a total shock to second-year coach
. When he looked at the schedule before the season, Turgeon saw how difficult the first half of the
slate might unfold for a young team.
“That was a big concern of mine,” Turgeon said Monday, before Maryland practiced for Tueday’s 9 p.m. game against
Maryland has been erratic, at best, its cold shooting and a lack of veteran leadership of late contributing to three losses in four games. Turgeon is clearly disappointed with the way the Terps came out in the first half of Saturday’s 62-52 loss at
"We didn't care of business in one home already, so it puts us even further behind than we were already," Turgeon s aid.
Truth is, as hard as the first half the ACC schedule with games at
Turgeon, whose team is No. 53 in the Sagarin rankings, is trying to get his players to look neither back nor ahead.
Turgeon's theme for the Boston College game is "Next Play."