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Men’s Hoops Hosts Wisconsin Wednesday In Annual Black Out Game

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RV Wisconsin (12-6, 4-4 B1G) 

vs. Maryland (12-7, 3-5 B1G)

January 25, 2023

XFINITY Center

7:00 pm ET

COLLEGE PARK, MD – After nearly pulling off an upset at No. 3 Purdue on Sunday, Maryland returns to the XFINITY Center to host a key three-game home stand starting Wednesday night against Wisconsin. The game will be televised on BTN starting at 7:00 p.m., while fans can also listen to the Maryland Sports Network (105.7 FM – Baltimore, The TEAM 980 AM – Washington, D.C., Sirius XM 389, One Maryland App) with Voice of the Terrapins Johnny Holliday (play-by-play) and Chris Knoche (analyst) calling the action.

The game will be a special Black Out theme with fans encouraged to wear black to the XFINITY Center.

The Terps are 9-1 this year at home including ranked wins over Illinois and Ohio State. The two teams met earlier this season in Madison with the Badgers holding off the Terps for a 64-59 win – the first loss of the season for Maryland. Jahmir Young scored a game-high 17 points, while Julian Reese had 10 points and six rebounds.

Maryland enters Wednesday’s game at No. 45 in the current NCAA NET rankings with two Quad 1 wins (Miami, Ohio State) and two Quad 2 wins (Illinois, Saint Louis). A total of 13 games for the Terps are currently Quad 1. The Terps have been as high as No. 6 in the NET and as high as No. 13 in the AP Top 25 Poll.

Series History – Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin leads the all-time series 13-7 but Maryland is 4-4 in home games. The Badgers have won three straight in the series. 
  • Young’s 17 points in the earlier meeting this season was the 12-best scoring effort by a Terps since 2010-11. Juan Dixon holds the single-game high against Wisconsin with 29 points in the 2002 NCAA Tournament (the fourth most points by a Maryland player in a NCAA Tournament game overall).
  • The Badgers are coming off an extremely tight turnaround after falling at Northwestern on Monday night in a game that was rescheduled due to COVID-19 protocols within the Wildcats program.

Fear the jahmir

  • Jahmir Young is one of 14 active players in the NCAA to post 1,700 career points, 500 rebounds, and 300 assists.
  • Entering the season, many questioned Jahmir Young’s ability to translate his scoring from C-USA to Power 5 play. Young’s response has been a team-best 15.5 points and 3.0 assists per…

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