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Game 2 matchup in Spokane

Game 2

No. 5 Maryland vs No. 12 South Dakota State

1:30 p.m. TV: TBS

Maryland (25-8)

Seed, region: No. 5, South

Location: College Park, Maryland

Enrollment: 38,140

Founded: 1856

Nickname: Terrapins

Conference: Big 10

How they got here: At-large

NCAA tournament record: 39-24 in 25 years

Coach: Mark Turgeon, 5th season 112-58; 262-217 in 13 seasons overall

Marquee players: The Terrapins have five starters who average better than double figures in scoring. They are led by 6-3 guard Melo Tremble, who averages 14.4 points and 5.1 assists per game. He’s followed by 6-11 freshman center Diamond Stone (12.9, 5.5 rebs); Robert Carter, a 6-9 junior forward (12.8, 6.8 rebs); Jake Layman, a 6-9 senior forward (11.2, 5.3 rebs); and 6-4 senior guard Rasheed Sulaimon (11.1, 3.5 assists). The Terrapins are coming off a 64-61 loss Saturday to No. 2 seed Michigan State in the Big 10 tournament championship.

Famous alumni: Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets: Carl Bernstein, investigative journalist; Connie Chung, broadcaster; Norman Chad, columnist; Larry David, writer, actor, producer.

South Dakota State (26-7)

Seed, region: No. 12, South

Location: Brookings, S.D.

Enrollment: 12,589

Founded: 1881

Nickname: Jackrabbits

Conference: Summit

How they got here: Summit champs

NCAA tournament record: 0-2 in two years

Coach: Scott Nagy, 9th season D-I 169-115, 404-238 in 21 seasons overall, all at SDSU

Marquee players: The Jackrabbits’ leading scorer, Mike Daum, only started two games this season. But Daum, a 6-9 freshman, led the Jackrabbits with 15.2 points and 6.1 rebounds a game. South Dakota State’s other leading scorers are 6-1 senior guard George Marshall (14.9, 2.7 assists); 6-1 senior guard Deondre Parks (14.7); and 6-6 sophomore wing Reed Tellinghuisen (9.1, 4.9 rebs). The Jackrabbits have wins this season over Weber State, TCU and Florida Gulf Coast.

Famous alumni: Stephen Foster Briggs, inventor of the Briggs and Stratton engine; Tom Daschle, former U.S. Senate majority leader; Adam Vinatieri, NFL kicker.

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