Terrapins take down Tigers

Maryland put together a 21-8 run in the first eight minutes of the second half to pull away to a 72-59 victory over Clemson on Saturday at the Comcast Center.

The win improved the Terrapins’ record to 19-8 overall, 7-7 in the ACC. With the loss, Clemson fell to 13-13 overall and 5-9 in league play.

Devin Booker led the Tigers once again on the road, making 5-of-10 field goals and 6-of-9 at the line for a 16-point effort. Jordan Roper added 13 points, while Milton Jennings scored 10 with a team-best nine rebounds. Maryland was led by Nick Faust with 18.

The Terps shot 47.6 percent and won the rebound margin by 10, its season average. The Tigers shot 44 percent but were guilty of 11 turnovers, losing that battle by three.

The Tigers return home to face the University of North Carolina on Thursday. The game will be televised by ESPN and is slated to tip off at 7 p.m. from Littlejohn Coliseum.

Photo courtesy of CU Athletics

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