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Takeaways from Maryland men’s basketball’s loss to Northwestern

Maryland men’s basketball had a prime chance Wednesday to secure a second straight victory, but instead it fell to a shorthanded Northwestern squad, 68-61.

“I didn’t like much about anything tonight, to be honest with you,” Maryland head coach Kevin Willard said postgame.

Here are some takeaways from the game.

Poor shooting cost the Terps

Having the No. 5 defense in Division I doesn’t mean much if you can’t put the basketball through the hoop.

While Maryland’s offensive woes have been on display all season, the shooting lapses were simply outrageous Wednesday.