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Freshman guard Seth Allen scored 13 points and Maryland completed its non-conference schedule on a 12-game winning streak by beating IUPUI 81-63 Tuesday.
Logan Aronhalt came off the bench and finished with 10 points for the Terrapins (12-1). Maryland shot 54.7 percent (29 of 53) from the field.
Maryland has not lost since falling to then-No. 1 Kentucky 72-69 in the season opener. The Terrapins have their best record entering ACC play since 1998-1999 when they were 13-1. It is also Maryland's longest winning streak in 10 years.
Sean Esposito had 16 points and Lyonell Gaines added 14 points for IUPUI (6-12). Donovan Gibbs also scored 13 points and Greg Rice had 12 points for IUPUI (6-12).
Gaines scored six consecutive points to give IUPUI a 14-3 lead with 14:38 left in the first half. Maryland responded with a 20-5 run over the next 7:06 and led 23-19. The Terrapins remained in control and a layup by Dez Wells with one second remaining increased the margin to 41-34 at the brea...
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The Maryland Terrapins’ bench outscores IUPUI’s bench 43-2 on their way to an 81-63 win.
It would be neither fair nor accurate to portray the last seven weeks as a pre-season for the ACC, as if these 150 or so games didn’t matter. They matter in the polls, they matter in the RPI and they sure matter in the selection room come March.
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