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Bill Landis, @Bill Landis25, Cleveland.com: Maryland. When that place gets going, that wall of students behind the basket has to be very intimidating for opposing teams. Tom Kakert, @Hawkeye Report, Hawkeye Report.com: It’s really close. Shannon Ryan, @sryantribune, Chicago Tribune: Maryland. The Terrapins are unbeaten at the Xfinity Center with wins against Iowa and Purdue. Hoosiers fans fought through an ice storm (officials thought about canceling the game) and rattled that building in support of an Indiana team that wasn’t going anywhere.
Based on what I have seen and what players have indicated, I’d have to say Maryland. When times are good in Champaign, Illinois is close. *** About Tom Dienhart: senior writer Tom Dienhart is a veteran sports journalist who covers Big Ten football and men's basketball for and BTN TV.