Maryland Slips by Indiana

The Maryland basketball team ended a two game slump by beating Indiana in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Desperate after losing two non-conference games in Maui, Maryland was able to use a late surge to beat Indiana 80-68 in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge.

Maryland (5-2) used their defense in the second half in order to hold off the Hoosiers, who only made three baskets in the final ten minutes of the ballgame.

The Hoosiers (3-4) were able to hang around with the Terps most of the game, only trailing by 2 at the midway point. Sloppy play continues to be a theme for Maryland in the first half. The Terps had 9 turnovers before the break against a mediocre Indiana squad.

Greivis Vasquez led all scorers with 23 points despite a poor shooting effort yet again. Vasquez continues to struggle with his shot going 3-14 from the field, but was able to convert 13 out of 14 free throws while adding a game high 8 assists.

Landon Milbourne remains the Terps strongest weapon on offense scoring 19 points with an efficient shooting effort of 73%. Milbourne grabbed 7 rebounds, 4 of which came on the offensive side of the ball.

Freshman Maurice Creek led the Hoosiers with 19 points while forward Christian Watford finished with 16. Both Creek and Watford accounted for more than half of their team's points.

Mosley and Hayes contributed solid performances, tallying 13 and 14 points respectively. Freshman Jordan Williams led the Terps once again in the rebounding category with 11, but struggled from the free-throw line making only one out of five attempts.

Maryland won their fifth straight game in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge, improving their overall record to 8-3.

The Terps have another crucial non-conference game this Sunday when they face No. 3 Villanova in the BB&T Classic in Washington D.C.

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