Evan Smotrycz has, at times, forced shots for Maryland this season. But how he played against Virginia is what Maryland needs in the ACC tournament.
The Hoyas might not need to win the Big East Tournament in order to reach the NCAA Tournament, but they might. Winning four games in four days in New York this week solves all their problems.
2wRoddy Peters has played less minutes, but coach Mark Turgeon says he's progressing better because of it. More here.
2wSyracuse lost for the first time this season, a defeat at the hands of Boston College. Did the Eagles provide Maryland with a blueprint for how to beat the Orange?
2wGeorge Mason coach Paul Hewitt went out of his way to avoid a technical following a tough call, but was whistled for one all the same in the Patriots overtime loss to No. 10 Saint Louis.
2wGeorge Mason knows how to take A-10 leading St. Louis to overtime, but defeating the No. 10 ranked team is another story.
2wGeorge Mason nearly defeated A-10 leading St. Louis earlier this month before falling in overtime. The two sides clash again at the Patriot Center Wednesday night. Coverage on NBCSN tips at 7
2wJustin Anderson and Joe Harris made consecutive 3-pointers to cap No. 14 Virginia's rally from an 11-point, second-half deficit in a 57-53 victory over Virginia Tech on Tuesday night.
2wMaryland's other scorers were quiet on Tuesday against Wake Forest, a void filled by a career night from junior Nick Faust. And he wasn't shy about it after the game.