No. 25 Maryland Defeats Chaminade, 79-51
Nov. 24, 2009
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - Sean Mosley scored 19 points, Eric Hayes added 12 and Landon Milbourne had 10 to help No. 21 Maryland beat Chaminade 79-51 on Monday night in the first round of the EA Sports Maui Invitational.
The Terrapins (4-0) advanced to a semifinal meeting on Tuesday with Cincinnati, which beat No. 24 Vanderbilt 67-58 in the first round.
Mosley scored seven points in Maryland's 22-12 run that gave it a 36-24 halftime lead. Milbourne scored all 10 of his points in the first half.
Maryland's lead was never less than a dozen in the second half. Chaminade came within 48-36 with 13:13 to play, but Mosley and Jordan Williams scored four points each in a 10-1 run that pushed the lead to 56-37 with 10:25 left.
The Terps led 60-42 with six minutes to play, then put the game away with a 15-3 rally over the next 2-1/2 minutes.
Shane Hanson had 14 points and Steven Bennett added 12 for the Silverswords (0-1), the Division II hosts of the tournament who are 6-59 over 26 years.
Williams finished with nine poinits and a game-high 10 rebounds.
Mosley added eight rebounds and three assists to a solid night.
Maryland held the Silverswords to 33 percent shooting from the floor and out-rebounded Chaminade 46-34.