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Maryland honors Lefty Driesell

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Before Lefty Driesell’s arrival at Maryland in 1969, the only basketball that mattered in Washington was played by the area’s high schools. But Driessel had big ambitions, announcing upon his hire out of Davidson that the Terrapins would become the “UCLA of the East.” Maryland never quite fulfilled that bombastic promise, but by signing national-level recruits such as Tom McMillen, Len Elmore,...

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