Ahead of next Tuesday's showdown at North Carolina, the Terrapins meet the Vikings in College Park on Saturday.
Both coaches had to be restrained late in Maryland's 86-63 win over Rhode Island.
After another close win on Tuesday night, the Terrapins prep for a quick turnaround in the Cancun Challenge title game.
While the freshman forward is not expected to be a part of Maryland's rotation this season, he can return next Tuesday against North Carolina.
After moving up to No. 2 in the AP poll Monday, Maryland sets out to win another holiday tournament in Mexico.
Balancing the role of facilitator and finisher, the sophomore admits that he's played tight the past two games.
Terrapins received six first-place votes following wins over Georgetown and Rider last week.
Maryland struggled until a defensive switch finally gave it an edge.
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Communication and rebounding emerged as two areas of concern despite the Terrapins' 75-71 win Tuesday night.