June 16, 2024

Boo Buie scored 20 factors, together with the go-ahead layup within the last minute, and Northwestern edged Maryland 72-69 in a tightly contested recreation in Evanston on Wednesday evening.

The most important lead was six by Northwestern early within the second half and there have been six ties and 11 lead adjustments all through the sport.

Early within the second half Maryland erased a four-point halftime deficit and tied the rating at 39. Northwestern didn’t quit the lead, nonetheless, till the ultimate minute when Jahmir Younger hit a 3-pointer to place the Terrapins up 67-66 with 30 seconds left. As quickly as that occurred Buie received the lead again for the Wildcats, driving exhausting down the left facet of the lane and crossing over to the fitting facet for the layup.

Younger then missed a jumper and Ty Berry made two free throws for a 70-67 Northwestern lead. The Wildcats put Younger on the road with three seconds left and he made two. Berry then made two free throws to shut it out for Northwestern.

Brooks Barnhizer scored 15 factors for Northwestern (13-4, 4-2 Large Ten). Berry had 11 factors and 7 rebounds and Matt Nicholson added 10 factors, additionally with seven rebounds.

Buie had seven assists and moved into second place on Northwestern’s profession checklist with 533.

Younger, the Large Ten Participant of the Week who had 28 factors and eight assists when the Terps upset No. 10 Illinois 76-67 on Sunday, scored 36 on this one. He made 12 of 19 pictures and was 11-for-11 on the line.

Jordan Geronimo had 12 factors, Donta Scott 11 and Julian Reese 10 for the Terrapins (11-7, 3-4). Reese collected 9 rebounds.

Barnhizer scored 11 factors within the first half and Northwestern took a 32-28 lead. Maryland shot 52% to Northwestern’s 43% however was harm by 10 turnovers and a 9-2 Northwestern benefit in factors after turnovers. The Wildcats had seven steals and solely three turnovers within the first half. Northwestern completed with seven turnovers, Maryland with 13. Factors after turnovers turned out even at 11 for every group.

There have been 9 lead adjustments and three ties within the first half and the most important margin was Northwestern’s 28-23 lead with rather less than 2 minutes remaining.

The Terps had gained seven of the final 9 video games within the sequence.

Wednesday’s recreation marked the primary of three residence video games in 4 outings for the Wildcats. They play at Nebraska on Saturday, then return residence to face Illinois and Ohio State subsequent week.

Maryland will the return residence to host Michigan State on Sunday for a nationally televised recreation on CBS. The Terrapins will probably be honoring 92-year-old Corridor of Fame coach Lefty Driesell all through the day.

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