Found November 26, 2013 on
DC Pro Sports Report:
The Maryland Terrapins got some sun, had some fun and for good measure, captured the title of the Paradise Jam basketball tournament. The Terps edging Providence 56-52 in the championship game on Monday night in the Virgin Islands.
Dez Wells and Evan Smotrycz were the only Terrapins in double figures, finishing with 13 points apiece. Maryland led 33-21 at the half, then held off the Friars for the four point victory. With three wins in four days, the Terps are now 4-2 on the season. The Terrapins return home to host Morgan State on Friday night at the Comcast Center.
BEST OF MAXIM
Evan Smotrycz led all scorers and tied a career-high 20 points to help lift Maryland 80-66 over UNI Sunday night to earn a berth in the finals of the Paradise Jam basketball tournament.
Smotrycz grabbed 9 rebounds and scored three 3-pointers in leading Maryland (3-2) in a second-half surge over UNI (2-3). Maryland will face either Providence or LaSalle in Monday's final.
Alyssa Thomas scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to help No. 8 Maryland outlast Drexel 69-63 on Monday night.
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough added 10 of her 12 points for Maryland (5-1) after halftime to help the Terrapins survive an exceptional second-half effort from the Dragons (2-3).
Brene Moseley added five of her eight points in the final two minutes to help the Terps assure...
Maryland moved into the finals of the Paradise Jam tournament with an 80-66 win over Northern Iowa, Sunday night in the Virgin Islands. Evan Smotrycz leading all scorers with a career high 20 points.
The Terrapins used a balanced scoring attack with starters Jake Layman, Nick Faust and Dez Wells scoring 19, 17 and 16 points respectively. Center Shaq Cleare didn’t take a shot, but...
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands -- Maryland junior Evan Smotrycz had a career-high 20 points and sophomore Jake Layman added 19 as the Terps beat Northern Iowa 80-66 in the semifinal round of the 2013 Paradise Jam Tournament on Sunday at the University of the Virgin Islands.