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Terps #BlackoutButler Wednesday

Maryland Athletics
11-13-2017
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Maryland (2-0)
Saint Peter's vs. Maryland
Butler (2-0)
November 15, 2017 || XFINITY Center || 8:30 p.m. ET

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland (2-0) will take on Butler (2-0) for a midweek matchup at the XFINITY Center at 8:30 pm on Wednesday, November 15. The game will be broadcast live on FS1. 

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• Maryland play will play the second leg of its four-game home stand Wednesday when the Terps host Butler at 8:30 pm in the Gavitt Tipoff Games at the XFINITY Center.  

• This will be just the second-ever meeting between the two schools, previously playing in the Second Round of the 2007 NCAA Tournament. Butler came out ahead 62-59 in that game, led by 19 points from A.J. Graves. Mike Jones had a game-high 21 points for Maryland, while James Gist added 13 for the Terps.

• Maryland knocked off Georgetown 76-75 last season in the Gavitt Games on Nov. 15, thanks in part to a Kevin Huerter block in the final seconds to seal the one-point victory.

• Maryland enters the contest 2-0 after notching a pair of victories over Stony Brook (76-61) and UMES (96-43) last weekend.

• Sophomore forward Justin Jackson tallied his third career double-double against the Seawolves, finishing with 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds. Jackson was named to the Naismith Trophy Watch list on Thursday, November 9.

Anthony Cowan Jr. had 16 points and nine rebounds, Jared Nickens scored 15 and Maryland opened its home schedule with a 96-43 rout of Maryland-Eastern Shore on Sunday night.

• Maryland went 13-5 in home games last season, including a 10-1 mark in non-conference home games. Mark Turgeon’s Terrapins have gone 28-2 in non-conference home games since the 2014-15 season.

• Maryland received two votes in the latest Associated Press Top-25 poll released on November 13, while Butler received six.

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• Fans are reminded that the Maryland Athletics Clear Bag Policy is in effect for all Maryland home games for the 2017-18 season. For more information, please click here

• For further information on gameday at the XFINITY Center, please reference the XFINITY Center A-Z guide.     

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