Maryland holds off Virginia 84-78 for ACC win
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP)—Adrian Bowie and Landon Milbourne each scored 17, and Maryland frittered away most of a 17-point lead before escaping with an 84-78 victory over Virginia on Tuesday night.
Eric Hayes had 10 points and 11 assists, his first career double-double, and Greivis Vasquez scored 16 for the Terrapins (13-5, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Maryland never trailed, but couldn’t pull away in the 400th ACC victory in school history.
Jamil Tucker scored a career-high 21, and Mike Scott had 16 points, 10 rebounds and went 10-for-10 at the line for Virginia (7-8, 1-3). Calvin Baker also scored 16, on 7-for-10 shooting.
Virginia Sylven Landesburg had 11 rebounds, but scored only seven points on 2-for-10 shooting. He came in averaging 17.3 points per game.
Bowie scored 13 points, and Maryland forced 13 turnovers in going up 45-30 at halftime.