In a strange twist of fate and two years after Maryland is scheduled to depart the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten Conference, the 2016 ACC basketball tournament will be held at the Verizon Center, ACC commissioner John Swofford announced Wednesday.
North Carolina and its four-guard lineup have a chance at another Atlantic Coast Conference championship — thanks in part to a Maryland guard whose last-gasp shot fell way short.
Wells scored a career-high 30 points and Maryland upset the Blue Devils 83-74 on Friday night in the ACC tournament quarterfinals.
Dez Wells scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half and Maryland beat pesky Wake Forest 75-62 on Thursday night in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
The Terrapins got back on track with Thursday’s 82-60 first-round win over Wake Forest. Sophomore Terrell Stoglin – the ACC scoring leader (21.3 ppg) – had a game-high 25 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Today, they will try to stun possible #1 seed UNC
Maryland won their opening round game in the ACC Tournament with an 82-60 win over Wake Forest.
While the odds of Maryland’s men’s hoops team repeating the women’s feat of winning the ACC Tournament are about as long as those of Ron Paul capturing the Republican presidential nomination, the Terps are favored to beat Wake Forest in today’s opener.
Virginia Tech beats Georgia Tech to advance to the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament.
Virginia Tech needs a deep run in the ACC Tournament to secure a spot in the NCAA Tournament.
ESPN’s College Game Day comes to Blacksburg and Virginia Tech delivers with a big win.