106977523 Maryland Basketball vs. Duke   Live Blog

Heated Rivals Maryland and Duke face off tonight at Cameron Indoor Stadium.  #1 Duke hasn’t lost since last March at the Comcast Center.  Duke is 14-0, 1-0 in the ACC.  Maryland is 10-4, 0-1 in the ACC.

10:07 – That’ll do it.  Terps fall 71-64.

10:06 – Plumlee grabs the rebound and gets fouled, that’ll seal the game for Duke.  71-64 with 11 seconds left.

10:05 – Terrible shot selection from Stoglin.  Then Gregory comes over the back and knocks it out.

10:04 – Williams hits the basket, and Tyler Thornton misses both free throws.  32.5 left and Terps down 70-64.

10:02 – Singler given about 10 feet of room, and he knocks down the deep 3.  70-62.

10:00 – J. Williams with the bucket and Maryland cuts it to 67-62.

9:58 – Gary calls timeout with 1:58 remaining as Williams basically gave up on that play and let Smith score.

9:57 – Wow, Jordan Williams is a man. Offensive rebound, the put-back, and draws the foul.  He misses, but gets his own rebound.  65-60.

9:50 – Mosley tries to throw it off Singler, but had Tucker wide open to throw it to.  Singler responds and now it’s 63-56.  Wow, how did Jordan Williams just have a rebound ripped away by Tyler Thornton?

9:48 – Jordan Williams picks up a foul, and now Dawkins hits a 3.  Lead is back to 5, 61-56.  Mosley collapsed in on the drive and left Dawkins with too much space.

9:46 – Great fake by Mosley and he hits the jumper.  Now Ma. Plumlee fouls out.

9:44 – Ok, Cliff Tucker making three’s is huge.  Terps have needed this consistency all season.

9:43 – Big-time rejection by Ma. Plumlee, but Nolan Smith can’t hang on to the ball and Terps take over.  53-49.

9:39 – Tucker drains a deep 3, and cuts the lead to 51-49.  Mosley providing great defense tonight and has another steal.  Tucker can’t hit another deep 3 and it rattles out.

9:38 – Williams loses another rebound and Smith picks it up makes the basket and draws the foul.  51-46 Duke leads.

9:35 – Singler weakly drives the lane and Williams and Gregory destroy his shot off the glass.  Tucker makes a tough layup to tie the game, but can’t finish the three point play. 46-46.

9:34 – Free throws are starting to haunt Maryland.  Gregory misses both attempts.

9:30 – Scrum for the ball as Thronton strips Stoglin and the refs call for jump ball.  Arrow is in Duke’s favor.

9:29 – Gregory continues to have an impressive night as he gets the basket and the block on the defensive end.  Plumlee with a huge block on the layup.  Wow, that was impressive.

9:28 – Cliff Tucker with the tough layup, and Maryland will need more of those.  Seth Curry hits a three in the corner, 46-40 Duke.

9:25 – Tyler Thornton with the tough runner in the lane, Duke leads 41-38.  Terrible offensive foul on Pe’Shon Howard. So unnecessary.

9:24 – Williams looks upset with Gregory, but it wasn’t Gregory who couldn’t hold on to that rebound.

9:23 – Seth Curry goes to the line and makes two of three from the line.  Duke takes the lead 39-38.

9:17 – Williams misses both free throws. He looked good early on from the line.  Maryland starting to get sloppy, and Duke is right back in it.  Singler hits a three and the crowd explodes.  Gary calls a timeout.

9:16 – Stoglin with two rough possessions.  Rushed a three and then traveled.  I think we’ll see Howard here soon.

9:15 – Duke really struggling from the field to start the second half.  Maryland needs to hit the gas and not take their foot off the pedal.  Duke let them hang around early on, Maryland can’t make the same mistake.

9:10 – Mosley with back-t0-back baskets for the Terps.  Coach K calls a timeout, 38-32.

9:09 – Beautiful pass by Bowie and Williams draws the foul and the basket.  He makes the free throw, 34-32 Maryland.  Dawkins with the travel on ensuing Duke possession.

8:52 – Singler tips the ball in with 3 seconds left and Howard’s last shot falls short.  Duke leads 32-31 at the half.

8:51 – Weijs in the game now for the Terps.  Gary Williams has been very quick to pull his big men tonight.  Bowie makes one of two from the line.  Duke will hold for final shot.

8:50 – Offensive foul on Howard, and now 5 Terps have two fouls.

8:47 – Singler makes one of two from the line and we are tied up at 28.  Williams gets fouled twice on a possession and will head to the line for a one-and-one.

8:46 – Padgett walks and with 2 minutes left, Maryland leads 28-27.

8:42 – Tucker with the long two-pointer ties it up at 23.  Howard hits a 3, and Maryland has the lead back at 26-23.

8:41 – There it is, Duke sinks their first 3 of the night.  Dawkins drains it, and the crowd goes nuts.  Pe’Shon Howard with the basket to tie it up at 21.  Miles Plumlee with the basket and puts Duke back in the lead 23-21.

8:40 – Gregory continues to play well tonight, and his mid-range basket puts the Terps in the lead for the first time this evening. 19-18.

8:39 – Maryland is stifling Duke on defense. Gregory with a basket, and it’s good to see they can get points out of the post when Williams isn’t in.  18-17.

8:35 – Palsson with a nice head fake, but can’t make the basket, Williams dunks home the rebound. 16-15.  Duke responds right down the court as Singler tips a shot back in.  18-15. Maryland Timeout.

8:34 – Stoglin with the runner in the paint, 16-13.

8:32 – Here comes the Hawk!  Plumlee kicks the ball and Terps get the ball back, not that they’ve been doing much with it.  Shocker, they turn it over.

8:30 – Neither team shooting well so far.  Terps shooting 23%, Duke shooting 33%.  Another airball for Maryland, while Smith gets an easy runner. 16-9.  Jordan Williams with the ally-oop 16-11.

8:29 – Gregory with a huge block on Singler down low.

8:28 – Terps convert on the Duke turnover, their 5th, 12-8 Duke.  Maryland’s poor shot selection continues, this time it’s James Padgett.

8:21 – Tucker with the block on the defensive side, but Mi. Plumlee picks up the loose ball and puts it home 9-6.  Adrian Bowie off by about a foot on a three pointer.  Not good.  Smith catches Williams coming over late trying to draw a charge and draws Williams’ second foul.  He’ll sit and Smith converts the three-point play. 12-6 Duke. 12 to go.

8:20 – Nolan Smith jacks a three as time expires on the shot clock.  No good.  Williams with the easy bucket and it’s 7-6. Terps fighting back.

8:19 – Plumlee tries to drive and has his pocket picked by Tucker.  Tucker gets the assist on the Gregory basket. 7-4.

8:18 – Tucker in for Mosley after the timeout.  Duke 0-for-5 from 3.

8:14 – Mosley just took one of the worst shots I’ve ever seen.  A falling out of bounds jumper on the baseline that hit the side of the basket.

8:13 – Stoglin with the steal and finds Williams for the dunk.  3-2.  Dawkins hits a long two pointer to make it 5-2 Duke.  Maryland struggling early on to shoot.

8:11 – Singler cuts to the basket and makes the basket and draws the foul.  3-0 Duke with 18:24 left.

8:10 – Greivis Vasquez in attendance down at Cameron, looks like he is two rows behind the Maryland Bench.  Cliff Tucker will be coming off the bench now.  Stoglin doesn’t look rattled so far.

Starting Lineups:

Duke – Smith, Dawkins, Singler, Kelly and Mi. Plumlee

Maryland – Bowie, Stoglin, Mosley, Gregory and Williams


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