In the second installment of After the Buzzer, Alex Kirshner and I discuss Maryland's season-opening win over Mount Saint Mary's in front of a sellout crowd at Xfinity Center.
Coach Mark Turgeon went with a flurry of lineups Friday night, and some worked noticeably better than others. The most unique was pairing point guards Melo Trimble and Jaylen Brantley and centers Damonte Dodd and Michal Cekovsky on the court simultaneously. So a sellout crowd of 17,950 got to see some fun on-court combinations.
Jake Layman also stood out with two highlight-reel worthy dunks for four of his game-high 16 points. He hit 7 of 10 shots including two from 3-point range, and the senior looked comfortable on offense. His offensive game was rounded out by his defense blocking two shots and stealing another pair.
As a team, Maryland shot 58.9 percent from the field on 56 shots.
The Terrapins will try to continue their hot shooting Tuesday night as they take on the Georgetown Hoyas for the first time in seven years before what's expected to be another full house in College Park.