Maryland vs. North Carolina: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Maryland vs. North Carolina: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Maryland 76
(22-12, 4-9 away)
North Carolina 79
(24-9, 17-3 home)
Venue: Greensboro Coliseum
3:50PM ET / 12:50PM PT, March 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Maryland 32 44 76
North Carolina 37 42 79
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Maryland A Len 20 D Wells 9 D Wells 4
North Carolina R Bullock 15 R Bullock 9 R Bullock 4

On Saturday, Mar. 16, Maryland took on North Carolina and was narrowly defeated by the Tar Heels 79-76 in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament. The Terrapins stay winless against North Carolina this season at 0-3. Dezmine Wells put up 15 points and nine rebounds in the loss. Alex Len also had a good outing, scoring a game-high 20 points and adding seven rebounds. For the Tar Heels, Reggie Bullock finished with a team-high 15 points and nine rebounds. Maryland (22-12) finished the regular season seventh in the ACC with an 8-10 record in conference play. To get to the semifinals, Maryland got the best of Wake Forest (75-62) and Duke (83-74).

Maryland Game Notes

  • Maryland beat the spread by one points. That makes the 14th time this season the Terrapins have beaten the spread.
  • The Terrapins have been unlucky five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Maryland is 27-26 in close games.
  • When the opposition records 18 or more free throws made this season, Maryland has lost 86 percent of the time (1-6).
  • When the opposition records 79 or more total points this season, Maryland has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 44.3 percent or better this season, Maryland has lost 75 percent of the time (2-6).
  • Maryland set a season low for blocks (zero).
  • The Terrapins have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past six games.
  • Maryland has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Alex Len recorded a team season high in free throws attempted with 12.
  • The top two scorers (Alex Len and Nick Faust) accounted for 48.6 percent of the points.
  • Alex Len has led the team in scoring in nine out of 34 games this season.
  • Dezmine Wells has led the team in rebounding in three out of 34 games this season.
  • Dezmine Wells has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Nick Faust has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Nick Faust had a career high with five three-pointers.
  • This marks the second 20-point game of Alex Len's career.
  • Alex Len has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Alex Len had a career high with 10 free throws made.

North Carolina Game Notes

  • The top two rebounders (Reggie Bullock and James Michael McAdoo) accounted for 47.2 percent of the rebounds.
  • Reggie Bullock has led the team in scoring eight times and in rebounding 14 times in 33 games this season.
  • P.J. Hairston has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • James Michael McAdoo has eight straight double-digit point games.
MARY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADezmine Wells341594101
AAlex Len312070101
ANick Faust331733101
ALogan Aronhalt19771000
BC. Mitchell12560002
C+Pe`Shon Howard30433001
CSeth Allen20502000
D+Jake Layman14021102
-S. Cleare4000001
-James Padgett3310001
UNC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Reggie Bullock381594100
B+D. Strickland341524013
B+P.J. Hairston361341010
BJ. McAdoo291380102
B-Desmond Hubert6221010
B-Leslie McDonald21930000
C+Marcus Paige25812101
-Brice Johnson4210201
-Joel James4220000

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