Maryland 75, NC State 67 - SCACCHoops.com

Maryland 75, NC State 67

   Posted by Backing The Pack at  3/11/2011 5:28:28 AM  |  Follow us on Twitter: @scacchoops
Discuss     Bookmark and Share

GREENSBORO, NC - MARCH 10:  Lorenzo Brown #2 of the North Carolina State Wolfpack rebounds against the Maryland Terrapins during the first half of the game in the first round of the 2011 ACC men's basketball tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum on March 10, 2011 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Maryland won 75-67 in regulation.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Four Factors NCSU UMD
eFG% 35.0 48.3
Turnover Rate 10.2 21.7
Off Reb Rate 32.8 20.0
FT Rate 22.5 41.4

 

  Pts Poss OFF_EFF DEF_EFF
UMD 75 78.5 95.6 85.4
NCSU 67 78.5 85.4 95.6

 

Box Score

State did tonight what it has done all year--took care of the basketball but shot poorly and lost. There was some irony to this outcome; the turnover and rebounding problems that plagued the majority of the Sidney Lowe era were not issues tonight, but the end was as obvious as ever. The Pack finished the night with a +9 turnover margin and attempted 80 shots to Maryland's 58. A couple of years ago, these results would have meant an easy win for NC State.

Tonight, this year, they made little difference because the shooting wasn't there. It wasn't there because they could not execute the open looks they had and wasted too many possessions with horrible, contested shots. Javi Gonzalez, Ryan Harrow, CJ Leslie, Lorenzo Brown ... each made room for laughably contrived scoring opportunities, and that is not the sort of avalanche from which the team's defense could recover.

This article was originally published at http://www.BackingThePack.com. If you are interested in sharing your website's content with SCACCHoops.com, Contact Us.

 

Post a Comment About this Article
Entry Link     0 Comment(s)
Subscribe  

There are currently no posts for this NewsBreaker


Post a Comment

Posting As:   Remember Me?
Subject:
Message:

Before submitting this form, please type the color of the second character:


Search
Search
Advertisement
 
Poll
Who is the 2nd best ACC football team behind FSU?
Clemson
Georgia Tech
Duke
Miami
Louisville
Someone Else


Newsbreakers
James Conner's status unknown for Pitt-Miami game
11/24/2014 5:40:11 PM
College Basketball Rankings: Syracuse Falls Out of AP, Coaches Polls
11/24/2014 3:26:20 PM
Can UVA repeat as ACC Champs? Outside of Charlottesville, most think not
11/24/2014 2:10:38 PM
NCSU Fires First Shot in Hate Week
11/24/2014 12:05:31 PM
UNC Damages Duke Locker Room After Thursday's Game
11/24/2014 12:05:31 PM
Will's Week Thirteen Rankings
11/24/2014 10:08:45 AM
ACC Football By The Numbers: Week Thirteen
11/24/2014 10:08:15 AM
ACC Morning Linkfest 11/24/2014
11/24/2014 6:54:21 AM
Notre Dame falls to Henton, Friars 75-74
11/23/2014 5:54:40 PM
Ranking the Power 5 Football Conferences after week 13 with Playoff Analysis
11/23/2014 5:53:49 PM
Virginia downs Miami 30-13
11/23/2014 1:43:33 PM
ACC Morning Linkfest 11/23/2014
11/23/2014 7:41:07 AM
10 quick takes on the ACC after week 13
11/23/2014 7:29:57 AM
Duke Beats Stanford 70-59 to win Coaches vs Cancer Classic
11/23/2014 7:28:40 AM
Pitt bowl hopes still alive with win over Syracuse
11/22/2014 8:08:29 PM
Message Board
 
YBN Widget
RSS Feed  
SCACC Hoops has no affiliation to the NCAA or the ACC
Team logos are trademarks of their respective organizations (more/credits)