Men's Hoops Loses To Maryland, 88-80
Dec. 12, 2013
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Sophomore Olivier Hanlan scored 26 points and freshman Garland Owens added 16 as the Boston College men's basketball team lost to Maryland, 88-80, on Thursday night in Conte Forum.
Hanlan also dished out a career-high eight assists and added five rebounds. He was 15-for-16 from the stripe. Owens' 16 points was a season high. He was 6-for-8 from the field and 4-for-5 from beyond the arc. Junior Ryan Anderson recorded 14 points and eight rebounds, and became the 40th player in Boston College history to score 1,000 points.
Maryland held an early 7-6 lead and then went on a 16-5 run to give it a 23-11 advantage at the 12:07 mark. BC recovered with a 16-6 run surged by an alley-oop and two treys by Owens to close the gap to 27-25 with 5:23 left in the half.
The Terrapins answered back in the final minutes of the half to take a 42-36 lead into the locker room.
Maryland was ahead, 56-49, with 12:02 on the clock when Boston College scored the next eight points to take its first lead of the game, 57-56. Owens had six of those points during the stretch.
Anderson hit a jumper to tie the game at 70 - his 1,000th point - with 4:41 left to play. The Terps scored the next two baskets and never lost the lead again.
Maryland (6-4, 1-0 ACC) was led by Dez Wells who scored a game-high 33 points to go along with five rebounds. Roddy Peters scored 14 points while Jake Layman added 13.
Boston College (3-7, 0-1) will return to action on Sunday when it hosts Philadelphia University at noon.