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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Perfect at home and flawed on the road, No. 17 Maryland hopes it's found the solution to a weakness that has afflicted several Big Ten contenders. The Terrapins trailed last-place Northwestern by 14 at halftime Tuesday before rallying to win their first away game of the season. Whether that was the beginning of a trend will likely be determined Sunday, when Maryland takes on host Indiana. The Terrapins are 11-0 at home and 1-4 on the road, but that's how it is in the Big Ten, where only one team — Iowa at 3-2 — has a winning road record.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Isaiah Thompson scored 14 points and Purdue responded to coach Matt Painter challenging his players’ toughness with one of the season’s best efforts in a 70-51 home rout of Wisconsin. The Boilermakers (11-9, 4-5 Big Ten) improved to 41-4 lifetime at home against the Badgers (12-8, 5-4). Sasha Stefanovic added 12 points and Purdue had seven scorers contributing at least five points. Purdue also limited the Badgers to their second-lowest point total of the season. The home team dominated on the boards, 42-16, which included 16 offensive rebounds. Evan Boudreaux had a game-high 13.

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert leads the South team into the Senior Bowl and Utah State's Jordan Love heads the North. The game Saturday in Mobile, Alabama showcases some of the top senior NFL prospects. Both Herbert and Love are trying to cement first-round status. Oklahoma's Jalen Hurts, the Heisman Trophy runner-up, and Colorado's Steven Montez are also quarterbacks for the South. The other North passers are Washington State's Anthony Gordon and Michigan's Shea Patterson.

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