Maryland Loses Heartbreaker To Miami, 62-60
Jan. 14, 2009
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP)--The Miami Hurricanes rallied from a 17-point deficit in the second half, and Jack McClinton sank a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left to beat Maryland 62-60 on Wednesday night.
Greivis Vasquez sank a pair of 3-pointers early in the second half to help the Terrapins take their largest lead at 52-35 with 12:30 to go. Miami came back thanks to seven 3-pointers, the last three by McClinton, who scored 18 points.
The Hurricanes (13-3, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) won their sixth game in a row. The Terrapins (12-4, 1-1) lost in their first road game since Dec. 7.
Lance Hurdle stole the ball from Eric Hayes and drove for a layup to give the Hurricanes their first lead, 59-58, with 1:17 left. Vasquez missed a pair of 3-pointers in the final 5 seconds.
Adrian Bowie scored a career-high 23 points for the Terps.