Chris Wilcox scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Juan Dixon drilled eight shots and finished with 17 points as Maryland extended its winning streak to 8 games.
Steve Blake hit 3-of-8 shots but finished with 8 points, 6 rebounds, and 13 assists to move within one of the all-time Maryland assist lead. Blake is currently tied with Keith Gatlin with 649 assists. Byron Mouton also had 15 points for the Terps.
A victory Wednesday would move Maryland just three victories away from an outright ACC championship, which would be their first outright championship since the 24-5 Elite Eight 1980 Terps team. The Terps also have won 15 consecutive home games and are looking to sweep the regular-season series with Clemson for the second consecutive year. In their last game on January 20, the Terps beat Clemson 99-90 after their away loss to Duke.
Clemson (12-14, 3-10), which is tied for last in the ACC, have lost 9 of their last ten. Their one victory in the span came on February 13, an overtime victory, 118-115, against Wake Forest at home.
Chris Hobbs went 5-9 shooting and scored 13 points in the Tigers 83-54 embarrassment at North Carolina State on Saturday. Edward Scott added 8 points and 5 assists and Ray Henderson and Tony Stockman combined for a total of 15 rebounds in the losing cause. Stockman also added 7 points.
The Tigers will be making only their third appearance on Raycom Jefferson Pilot this season. The Tigers are 0-2 this season on RJ, all of their games which were against ranked opponents: Duke and Virginia.
The Terps have also won the last eight meetings with the Tigers.
And, the Terrapins posted an 99-90 victory at Cole Field House on January 20. The Terps have a 47-8 record vs. Clemson at home. Next season, however, the Terps move to the Comcast Center.
So here's a quick breakdown: Maryland is at Clemson on a Wednesday, February 20th, in Clemson, South Carolina at Littlejohn Coliseum. The game will be at 9:00 ET on Raycom Jefferson Pilot in which Clemson is 0-2 on this season. And at Maryland earlier this season the Terps won by 9, 99-90.