Terps Get Hot in Greensboro

Maryland uses 24 points from Greivis Vasquez to beat UNC-Greensboro 97-63.

With cold weather moving in, the Maryland Terrapins heated up the Greensboro Coliseum while blowing past North Carolina Greensboro 97-63.

The Terps (9-4) scorched the nets starting off 8-9 from the field, and finished the game shooting 55 percent while holding UNCG to just below 28 percent.

Greivis Vasquez led the charge while continuing his streak of 20-plus point games, finishing with 24 against the Spartans. Vasquez also improved his free-throw percentage while making all six attempts from the charity stripe.

Landon Milbourne's offensive prowess has been present throughout the season and this game proved to be much of the same. Milbourne finished with 22 points while grabbing 7 rebounds for the Terps.

Milbourne and Vasquez combined for 18-24 shooting and 46 of Maryland's 97 points.

The Terp's reserves got a decent amount of playing time near the end of the game during the 34-point beat down.

This game marks the sixth game against ACC opponents for UNCG (2-11). The battletested Spartans are winless in all games against the power conference. The Spartans were lead by forward Ben Stywall's 17 points, just one of three scorers in double digits for his squad.

Throughout the season, Maryland has struggled in the rebounding category but hit the boards in Greensboro grabbing 50 of 79 rebounds.

After a tough loss to William & Mary earlier in the week, 34 point plastering is the kind of confidence booster the Terps need heading into the ACC schedule.

With no key non-conference wins on their resume, Maryland will need to have an impressive ACC record to have a chance at a tournament run. The Terps hope that their efficient shooting and good rebounding carries into ACC play beginning January 10 against Florida State.


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