- The Washington Times - Sunday, January 1, 2006

Yesterday at Comcast Center

PLAY OF THE GAME

In the closing seconds of the first half, Maryland center Will Bowers missed a 6-foot jumper from the right side. Forward James Gist worked his way through traffic from the left wing and tipped in the miss as the buzzer sounded to give the Terps a 56-20 lead.

BY THE NUMBERS

1,227Career points for Maryland forward Nik Caner-Medley, who passed Drew Nicholas for 26th on the Terps’ career list. The senior is only eight points behind Jim O’Brien for 25th.

QUOTABLE

“It’s a bad combination when we’re throwing it up in Section 126 and they’re making 7-for-7. I told them these guys can pressure Duke. Don’t think they can’t pressure you.”

— VMI coach Duggar Baucom, whose team fell behind 17-2 and committed 20 turnovers, including 16 in the first half, in the loss to the Terps.

— Patrick Stevens

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