Terps Play Host to Miami Tuesday
Jan. 25, 2010
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Maryland finishes its three-game homestand with a nationally televised game against Miami on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The Terrapins come into the game tied with Virginia for first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference with a 3-1 league mark. Overall, the Terps are 13-5 after winning five of their last six and eight of their last 10.
The game will be televised by ESPNU, while Sunday's game at Clemson will be aired by Fox Sports Net (seen locally on Comcast SportsNet) starting at 5:30 p.m.
Both games can also be heard across the Terrapin Sports Radio Network, including Baltimore flagships WJZ-FM (105.7), WJZ-AM (1300).
In Washington, D.C., Tuesday's game will be heard on WTGB-FM (94.7), while Sunday's game will be heard on WJFK-FM (106.7). For a complete D.C. affiliate radio schedule please click on this link. Additionally, all game radio broadcasts can be heard on umterps.com by clicking the "TerpsTV" link.
Scouting the Hurricanes
Miami comes into tonight's game with a 15-4 mark, including a 1-4 record in the league. The Hurricanes are 12th in the league standings and have lost three straight - at Virginia Tech, at Virginia and at home on Jan. 19 against Boston College. Miami comes into the matchup with the Terps after a week off and started the season with a 15-1 record.
Miami has three players averaging in double figures. Senior forward Dwayne Collins leads Miami in scoring (12.7 points per game) and rebounding (8.7 per game) and is hitting 60 percent from the floor. Senior guard James Dews averages 12.2 points per game and is one of the best shooters in the league, hitting 49 percent from the floor, including a 42 percent mark behind the 3-point arc. Sophomore guard Malcolm Grant averages 10.5 points per game.
Miami, which averages eight 3-pointers per game, has three players who have at least 38 treys this season (senior forward Adrian Thomas 41, Malcolm Grant 39, James Dews 38).
The Terrapins and Hurricanes split their two meetings last year, with each team winning at home. Prior to Maryland's 73-68 win at Comcast Center on Jan. 31, 2009 in the teams' most recent meeting, the Hurricanes had won four straight in the series.