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Jackson, Huerter Guide Terps Past Saint Peter's

Maryland Athletics
12-10-2016
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Justin Jackson scored 19 points and fellow freshman Kevin Huerter added a career-high 14 as Maryland never trailed in a 66-56 victory over Saint Peter's on Saturday.

Maryland (10-1) shot 68.4 percent from the floor in the first half as it won its second all-time meeting with the Peacocks.

Chazz Patterson led Saint Peter's (4-5) with 13 points. Forward Quadir Welton, who was averaging a team-high 16 points for the Peacocks, was held to five points on 2 of 11 shooting against the Terrapins.

Maryland opened on a 14-0 run, and Saint Peter's didn't score its first points until 11:56 remained in the first half. The Peacocks never cut the margin to less than 10 the rest of the way.

The Terps held a 14-5 scoring advantage off turnovers.

Maryland welcomes Jacksonville State for a 7 p.m. tilt at XFINITY Center Monday.

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