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Blair Watson embodies No. 9 Maryland women’s basketballs defensive mindset

Despite Maryland women’s basketball holding a 20-10 lead heading into the second quarter against Loyola (Md) Sunday afternoon, the Terps still had room to improve.

Senior wing Blair Watson — one of the brightest defensive talents on the deep 2019-20 roster — was able to tip a pass during the Greyhounds’ possession to begin the quarter, corral the loose ball and assist Kaila Charles on a layup that opened a 30-7 second quarter run for the Terps.

So far this season, Watson is averaging 8.4 points on 45 percent shooting from the floor while adding 3.6 rebounds and 2.