Quick thoughts on a 77-76 loss to Maryland:
How it happened: It was a tale of two halves on Sunday afternoon in Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Maryland couldn’t miss in the first half as the Terps built a 14-point lead on the strength of its 3-point shooting. Maryland was 9-of-17 on 3s and led by nine at intermission. But the lead would not last long. Indiana stormed back in the second half and grabbed its first lead on a Joey Brunk layup at 47-46 with 16:23 to play. Assembly Hall rocked and as Indiana built its lead to eight, it felt like the Hoosiers might pull away. But credit Maryland for not going away easily. And the Terps mounted a final run in the game’s final 1:08. Maryland scored the game’s final seven points to claim a 77-76 win in stunning fashion. Trayce Jackson-Davis had a chance to win it in the final three seconds, but his point blank shot rimmed off for Maryland’s second road win in league play.
Standout performer: Devonte Green finished with a team-high 16 points for Indiana and added five rebounds, three assists and no turnovers in 23 minutes. Trayce Jackson-Davis also played well, finishing with 13 points and eight rebounds in 19 minutes.
Statistic that stands out: After five straight games of holding a Big Ten opponent under a point per possession, Indiana’s defense was a mess on Sunday afternoon. The Terps scored 1.3 points per possession in win.
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Assembly Call postgame show:
Filed to: Maryland Terrapins