With such a long layover between games, there's been plenty of time to think about what could have…
Clemson falls to Maryland
Devin Booker scored 16 points for Clemson (13-13, 5-9), reaching double figures for the 11th time in 14 conference games. Jordan Roper also had 13 points and Milton Jennings scored 10 for the Tigers, who haven't beaten Maryland since 2010.
The Terrapins outrebounded Clemson 39-29, matching their plus-10 average rebounding margin for the season, second best in the NCAA. Maryland, however, made just 6 of 16 free throws (37.5 percent).
A 3-pointer by Faust with 11:52 left in the first half gave the Terrapins an 18-16 lead, their first since they led 4-3 in the opening minute. The Terrapins stayed in control and a strong layup by Cleare gave them a 10-point advantage, 32-22, with 5:52 left.
The Tigers cut the margin to 35-32 at the break on consecutive 3-pointers by Adonis Filer and Roper in the closing minutes. Maryland, however, extended its lead to 44-35 on a jumper by Cleare and a 3-pointer by Faust with 15:54 left in the game.
Maryland continued to pull away and Alex Len provided a 56-40 lead when he made a free throw after he was fouled while converting a layup with 11:20 remaining. The Tigers could not cut the lead into single-digits the rest of the way. Former Maryland coach Charles "Lefty" Driesell was honored at halftime.
Driesell, who coached the Terrapins from 1969 to 1986, compiled a 348-159 record, won an ACC title and led the Terrapins to eight NCAA tournament appearances. The Maryland athletics department will also dedicate a bronze bas-relief of Driesell in a ceremony at Comcast Center on April 16.
CUTigers.com Recommended Stories
5 Genius Tips To Make Your Tailgate Awesome
Tailgating is a time-honored tradition, but there’s no doubt that it’s come a long way. We now have portable electric generators, high-tech grills and heaters to enhance our tailgating celebrations –…Read More
Regional Positional Breakdowns Of The NFL
In part four of his NFL roster series breakdown, National Recruiting Analyst Jamie Newberg looks at which regions are putting which positions in the NFL.Read More
TBT: Pumpkin Carving With A Handgun
While many hunters are focused on pursuing big game in late October, it’s also time to make sure you’re ready for Halloween, and specifically trick-or-treaters. In this throwback Thursday video,…Read More
NFL WEEK 7: Cheerleaders Who Need a Hug
It's easy to smile when your team wins. Here's to those women who didn't have it so easy.Read More
Tested: 2015 Aston Martin DB9 Volante Carbon
Chasing fall with a V12 that leaves a once-numb driving experience far, far behind.Read More
- Stuff I'm currently tired of....
- Is there a team ranked ahead of us right now with a 1st year
- Chad Morris
- How did Cole Stout beat out every other QB on Clemson's depth
- Mate swapping of the famed Suricata suricatta