Maryland 72, Clemson 59

Saturday, February 23, 2013 12:00 PM
Location - Comcast Center, College Park, Maryland
Officials - Brian Dorsey, Mike Eades, Sean Hull
Attendance - 15373

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Clemson 32 27 59
Maryland 35 37 72

Recap

Maryland 72, Clemson 59: Sophomore guard Nick Faust scored a season-high 18 points, including four 3-pointers, as the host Terrapins pulled away from the Tigers in the second half.

Jake Layman added 12 points and Shaquille Cleare contributed 10 for Maryland (19-8, 7-7 ACC), which had a season-low eight turnovers. Faust, who also registered three steals and three assists, had not scored in double figures the last seven games.

Devin Booker recorded 16 points to lead the way for Clemson (13-13, 5-9), which has lost five of its last six. Jordan Roper chipped in with 13 points and Milton Jennings added 10 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers, who fell to 1-6 on the road in ACC contests.

Maryland built a 10-point lead in the first half before the Tigers scored 10 of the final 13 to pull within 35-32 at intermission. Charles Mitchell recorded eight points and six rebounds for the Terrapins in the opening 20 minutes. 

Maryland broke it open with a 10-0 run in the second half, starting with a Layman 3-pointer and ending with an Alex Len three-point play, to give the Terrapins a 56-40 lead with 11:20 remaining. Len finished with nine points and eight rebounds, and Clemson got no closer than 10 the rest of the way.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Maryland was only 6-of-16 from the free-throw line, but scored 42 points in the paint. … Clemson G Rod Hall had a career-high seven turnovers. … Maryland plays three of its final four regular-season games on the road, where it is 1-5 in ACC play.
 

Clemson Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Milton Jennings 34:00 4-7 1-4 1-2 1 8 9 2 4 1 0 0 10
Rod Hall 27:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 2 0 2 3 1 0 7 0 0
K.J. McDaniels 20:00 3-7 1-2 0-0 0 5 5 0 2 0 3 1 7
Jordan Roper 35:00 5-15 2-5 1-3 0 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 13
Devin Booker 31:00 5-10 0-0 6-9 1 4 5 1 2 1 0 3 16
Damarcus Harrison 21:00 3-4 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 6
Landry Nnoko 7:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Adonis Filer 20:00 2-4 1-2 2-2 1 0 1 4 4 0 0 0 7
Josh Smith 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bernard Sullivan 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-50 5-14 10-16 5 22 27 10 16 3 11 5 59
  44.0% 35.7% 62.5% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 11

Maryland Terrapins

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Nick Faust 29:00 7-10 4-7 0-0 0 1 1 3 3 3 0 1 18
Shaquille Cleare 19:00 5-9 0-0 0-1 3 3 6 1 1 0 0 0 10
Dezmine Wells 25:00 1-6 0-2 2-2 0 1 1 7 3 0 1 1 4
Alex Len 23:00 4-10 0-0 1-1 4 4 8 2 3 0 1 1 9
Jake Layman 31:00 4-7 2-3 2-4 1 3 4 1 2 2 1 1 12
Charles Mitchell 17:00 4-8 0-0 0-0 3 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 8
Logan Aronhalt 9:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2
Seth Allen 23:00 1-3 0-2 1-4 0 2 2 3 1 0 2 0 3
James Padgett 16:00 3-6 0-0 0-4 3 3 6 1 1 0 0 0 6
Pe'Shon Howard 7:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
TOTAL 199 30-63 6-15 6-16 14 23 37 19 15 7 8 4 72
  47.6% 40.0% 37.5% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 8