Hoping to capitalize on the momentum from the past five games, Maryland men’s basketball aims to continue its five-game winning streak against Northwestern Wednesday night.
The Terrapins are coming off another big win, defeating Michigan State, 73-55, on Feb. 28. Eric Ayala led Maryland with 22 points and Aaron Wiggins had 13 points, with Darryl Morsell following closely with 11 points. Donta Scott led the team with five assists, along with eight rebounds and seven points.
Heading into today’s game, Northwestern has won just one of its last five games. The victory came against Minnesota on Feb. 25.
The Terrapins and Wildcats haven’t faced one another since Feb. 18, 2020 at Xfinity Center. The two squads are set for a late 9 p.m. tip, with a Maryland great on the call.
Maryland: 15-10 (9-9 Big Ten)
Northwestern: 7-14 (4-13 Big Ten)
All-time Series: Maryland leads 10-1
Odds: Maryland -4 (as of Tuesday afternoon)
How to Watch and Listen
Wednesday, March 3, 9 p.m. ET, Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois
TV: Big Ten Network (Brandon Gaudin, play-by-play; Len Elmore, analyst)
Radio: 105.7 AM (Baltimore) / 980AM (Washington, D.C.) (Johnny Holliday, play-by-play; Chris Knoche, analyst; Walt Williams, analyst)
Live Stream: Big Ten Network
In other news
Henry previewed tonight’s matchup between the Terps and Wildcats.
Sam took a look at the film from Maryland men’s basketball’s win over Michigan State.
The Testudo Times podcast crew brought back its March Madness limited podcast series to discuss everything you need to know from around college basketball before filling out your bracket.
Dylan previewed Maryland men’s soccer’s afternoon tilt against Rutgers.
Daniel took a look at how Maryland baseball’s roster looks heading into the 2021 season.
Maryland men’s basketball continues to move up in NCAA Tournament projections.
Most recent NCAA Tournament seeding projections for Maryland men's basketball:@ESPNLunardi - 8@jerrypalm - 8@TheAndyKatz - 6@CBBonFOX - 9— Lila Bromberg (@lilabbromberg) March 2, 2021
The Terps have 2 regular season games left vs Northwestern (80 in NET) & Penn State (52), followed by a stacked Big Ten tournament.
Maryland women’s basketball released game info for the last tilt of the regular season.
No. 8 Maryland women's basketball (@terpswbb) is set to close out the regular season at home on Saturday against Penn State (@PennStateWBB).— Lauren Rosh (@lauren_rosh) March 2, 2021
Tip-off is set for 3:00 p.m. and the matchup will be streamed on BTN Plus, per release.
The team also shared some highlights from its most recent win.
Several Maryland student-athletes received recognition from around the Big Ten and national media Tuesday.
Sophomore guard Ashley Owusu (@Ashleyyowusu15) was named as one of the five finalists for the 2021 Ann Meyers Drysdale Award, per release.— Lauren Rosh (@lauren_rosh) March 2, 2021
Owusu leads the top scoring offense in the country w/ 18.9 points per game and 6 assists per game.
Jared Bernhardt, Nick Grill & Logan McNaney were named offensive, defensive and specialist of the week, respectively. https://t.co/FJK8VzCpxR— Julian Basena (@j_basena) March 2, 2021
@MarylandWLax Hannah Leubecker has won Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week.— Joe Lotano (@JoeLotano1) March 2, 2021
Leubecker set a career-high in goals on Friday with 7 before finishing off the weekend series against Michigan with a hat trick on Sunday.
10 goals in two games against the Wolverines. Wow.
Terrapin great Juan Dixon continues to grow the Coppin State basketball program.