Cats must get tougher on boards

Willie Cauley-Stein - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
Willie Cauley-Stein – photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

head coach expressed concern regarding his team’s toughness during his media day interview in October.

One month later, those worries were manifested, as the Terrapins manhandled the Cats on the boards, consistently outhustling, outworking and out-toughing the Cats to get to the basketball.

The Cats survived the assault, winning the game at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., 72-69 in front of a sold-out crowd of 17,732 and a national TV audience on ESPN.

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