Maryland shows improvement in first round of NIT.
Maryland used a strong second half to defeat Niagara 86-70 Tuesday night in the opening round of the NIT.
Though its not the tournament they hoped for, Maryland will play postseason basketball this season. The Terps will host Niagara on Tuesday in the National Invitational Tournament.
Maryland's comeback attempt falls short as UNC hangs on to beat the Terps 79-76 in the ACC semifinals.