Scores

Final

NC State 69

(16-14, 6-10 ACC)

Maryland 74

(19-12, 7-9 ACC)

    7:00 PM ET, March 12, 2009

    Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia

    1 2 T
    NCST 29 4069
    MD 29 4574

    Top Performers

    NC State: B. McCauley 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Maryland: G. Vasquez 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 10 Ast, 1 Stl

    Terrapins' late-game run breaks Wolfpack

    Associated Press

    ATLANTA -- Eric Hayes scored a career-high 21 points, including six free throws in the final 2:08, and Maryland took control with a late 11-0 run to beat North Carolina State 74-69 in the ACC tournament on Thursday night.

    NC State, which led by 13 points in the first half, held its last lead at 62-61 with 4:12 left. Maryland answered with 11 straight points, including five free throws by Hayes.

    Hayes set a season high with five 3-pointers.

    Greivis Vasquez had 17 points and 10 assists for Maryland (19-12), which boosted its NCAA tournament hopes.

    Julius Mays led N.C. State (16-14) with 18 points. Ben McCauley had 14 points and Dennis Horner had 11.

    Maryland will face No. 2 seed Wake Forest in the quarterfinals on Friday night.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NCST
    MD
    Points 69 74
    FG Made-Attempted 26-59 (.441) 25-53 (.472)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-27 (.296) 9-16 (.563)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-11 (.818) 15-21 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 10

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Mar 1, 2009 MD 71, @NCST 60Recap
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