3:30 PM ET, February 21, 2009
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Vasquez records triple-double to lead Maryland's rally past No. 3 UNC
COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Greivis Vasquez did something no Maryland player had done since 1987, and the Terrapins pulled off an upset that was almost as remarkable.Vasquez had a career-high 35 points and 11 rebounds and 10 assists -- Maryland's first triple-double in 22 years -- and the Terrapins rallied from a 16-point deficit to shock No. 3 North Carolina 88-85 in overtime Saturday, ending the Tar Heels' 10-game winning streak.
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• Greivis Vasquez recorded the third triple-double in Maryland school history and the first since 1987.
• Maryland snaps North Carolina's 10-game winning streak by rallying from a 16-point deficit for an overtime victory.
• The Terps improve to 14-2 at home and get their first win vs. a ranked team since beating Michigan State on Nov. 27.
• North Carolina finished with five assists and five points from its bench. Maryland had 18 assists and got 41 points off its bench.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||29-77 (.377)||31-68 (.456)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-19 (.263)||13-30 (.433)|
|FT Made-Attempted||22-28 (.786)||13-17 (.765)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||23 (0/0)|
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Atlantic Coast Conference Standings
|TEAM||CONF W-L||TOTAL W-L|
|#3 North Carolina||13-3||28-4|
|#8 Wake Forest||11-5||24-6|
|North Carolina State||6-10||16-14|
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