Monday, February 8, 2016

#2 Terps Host Bowie State Tuesday

Courtesy Maryland Athletics

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The No. 2 Maryland men’s basketball team welcomes Bowie State for a midweek tilt at XFINITY Center Tuesday at 6 p.m.

WATCH: BTN - Tom Werme (Play-by-Play), Shon Morris (Analyst)

LISTEN: Terrapin Sports Radio Network - Johnny Holliday (PxP), Chris Knoche (Analyst), Walt Williams (Sideline); Sirius Channel 108, ESPN 980 AM, 105.7 FM.
SOCIAL: Follow @TerrapinHoops on Twitter for in-game updates

Storylines
Rasheed Sulaimon had 21 points and a career-high 10 rebounds, Robert Carter scored 19 and Maryland rallied to beat 18th-ranked Purdue 72-61 Saturday. Melo Trimble finished with 14 points by going 10 for 11 at the foul line for the Terrapins. Maryland is now 19-1 when Trimble gets to the free throw line seven or more times.

• The victory extended the Terps’ home winning streak to 26 consecutive games, which matches a program-high. Maryland won 26 games in a row in College Park was from Feb. 10, 1979 to Jan. 10, 1981 before the streak was snapped by a 66-64 loss to Virginia on Jan. 14, 1981. Maryland is tied for the fourth-longest active home winning streak in the nation.

• Maryland is tied with Xavier for most wins in NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball with 21. The Terps are one of only three teams to be ranked in the top 10 all-season long (Oklahoma, Kansas).

• Maryland (21-3) is off to one of its best starts in program history. The Terps went 26-3 to begin the 2001-02 season and 22-3 to start the 1974-75 campaign.

• Maryland leads the Big Ten Conference in average attendance (17,837) and also ranks fourth nationally.

• The Terps put on another strong defensive performance against Purdue Saturday and have elavated their play during conference competition. Maryland leads the Big Ten in scoring defense (63.8 ppg), field goal percentage defense (.385), three-point field goal percent defense (.272), and blocked shots (72) during league play.


NOTE THE TIME CHANGE
• The University of Maryland men’s basketball game against Bowie State on Tuesday, Feb. 9, has been moved to 6:00 pm. The game was originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to arrive early!

• The game will also now be broadcasted live on the Big Ten Network and BTN2Go, and is also available on the Terrapin Sports Radio Network.