May 23, 2017

Maryland Basketball: Terps set Big Ten tournament record in route to winning quarterfinals bout over Nebraska

The Maryland Terrapins caught a break in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament when Nebraska, an eleven seed, upset Wisconsin, a six seed, in the second round despite playing the previous night. The downside is that they lost an opportunity to pick up a top-50 win against the Badgers while also avenging their only Big Ten conference home loss. If there was any question where Maryland was ready to start the postseason they quickly answered the bell to start the game on their way to a record breaking offensive performance. Mark Turgeon put it best after the game, “we did a lot of great things offensively tonight. First of all, we followed the game plan. We played inside out.” Despite a late scare, the Terps used their Big Ten tournament record 97 points in a game to get to the semi-finals with a 97-86 victory over Nebraska.

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