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Mitchell leads Maryland past Delaware State 79-50
Saturday, Dec 29, 2012

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP)—Freshman Charles Mitchell came off the bench and scored a season-high 19 points and Maryland extended its winning streak to 11 games by beating Delaware State 79-50 Saturday.

Dez Wells and freshman Seth Allen each scored 10 points for the Terrapins (11-1). Mitchell also had 14 rebounds for his third double-double.

Maryland has not lost since falling to then-No. 1 Kentucky 72-69 in the season opener. The current winning streak is Maryland’s longest in 10 years.

Tahj Tate had 20 points for Delaware State (5-8), which has lost three consecutive games.

The Terps came in holding opponents to 34.6 percent shooting from the field, ranked third nationally, and they continued that trend by holding Delaware State to 32.1 percent (18 of 56).

After the Terps trailed early, a jumper by Mitchell capped a 17-2 run and gave them a 32-16 lead with 4:43 left in the half.

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Tahj Tate Tahj Tate
8-19,  20 Pts
1 Rebs, 4 Assists
Charles Mitchell Charles Mitchell
8-12,  19 Pts
14 Rebs, 0 Assists

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