Maryland holds off Virginia 84-78 for ACC win

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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.

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Jamil Tucker Jamil Tucker
7-12,  21 Pts
3 Rebs, 0 Assists
Eric Hayes Eric Hayes
4-9,  10 Pts
2 Rebs, 11 Assists

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