COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Maryland (17-10, 6-8) is back on the road to face Nebraska (19-8, 10-4) in Lincoln, Neb. on Tuesday, February 13 at 7:00 pm (ET) for the team’s fourth game in ten days. The game will be broadcast line on the Big Ten Network.
• Maryland holds a 4-1 edge in the all-time series between the two schools, and has won both of its games in Lincoln since joining the Big Ten back on March 8, 2015 (64-61) and February 3, 2016 (70-65).
• Maryland has seen an uptick in efficiency on the offensive end over the past five games, out-shooting all five opponents, including #2 Michigan State and #6 Purdue, during the stretch.
• Maryland is shooting 48.6% (123-of-253) from the field over the past five games, and is ranked fourth in the Big Ten in field goal percentage (48.1% this season). The Terps remain one of the best three-point shooting teams in the conference, ranking third (39.1%).
• Maryland shot over 50% from the floor in consecutive games vs. Penn State and Northwestern last week, marking just the third time this season the team has accomplished the feat and first time in conference play.
• Senior Jared Nickens has helped bolster the Maryland offense over the past six games, averaging 8.8 points per game while shooting 14-of-28 (50%) from three. Nickens is now tied with former teammate Melo Trimble for career three pointers made (177) at Maryland.
• Anthony Cowan Jr. continues to be the catalyst for Maryland on the offensive end this season, as the Bowie, Md. native has led the Terps in scoring in 20 different games including eight of 14 Big Ten contests. Cowan is averaging a team-best 18.0 points per game in Big Ten play.
• Cowan Jr. leads Maryland in points per game (16.2), which ranks 10th in the Big Ten. He also leads the Terps in free throw pct. (84.0% - 7th in B1G), assists per game (5.0 – 4th in B1G) and steals per game (1.5 – T-2nd in B1G) while averaging a league-high 36.7 minutes per game.
• Sophomore Kevin Huerter has again cracked Maryland’s top-20 in season three-pointers with 67 threes made in 27 games played. Huerter’s freshman total of 65 ranks eighth all-time in Maryland history, and the Clifton Park, N.Y. native is on pace to finish in the top-five all-time in season three pointers. Huerter’s 67 three pointers this season currently ranks fifth in the conference.
2017-18 maryland basketball gameday
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