In many regards, Duke Basketball fans are quite happy to see Maryland depart the ACC for the Big Ten.
As a founding member of the ACC, the Terrapins were a big part of the league’s tradition, but over the years they’ve also gained a reputation for having a fanbase that’s obnoxious, rude, vulgar, and sometimes violent.
For a time, the Duke-Maryland series emerged as one of the most intense rivalries in college basketball. Duke fans never put it on the level of the UNC rivalry, but Maryland fans wanted to beat Duke more than anything.
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