A tough blow for Maryland, as Smotrycz will miss the start of the regular season.
Maryland's frontcourt depth received a lift on Wednesday, when transfer Jonathan Graham was cleared to play immediately.
Alex Len has departed to the NBA, but Mark Turgeon and Maryland are not letting that stand in the way of their quest to reach the first NCAA Tournament of the Turgeon era.
No. 1 Duke pulled away in the second half to beat Santa Clara. North Carolina picked up a quality win over No. 20 UNLV in Chapel Hill.

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