Terps come up short in OT at Va. Tech

Late misses in regulation and overtime send UM to 3rd loss in past 4 games, 1-4 record in ACC

No. 23 Virginia Tech 67 Maryland 64

January 22, 2007|By Heather A. Dinich | Heather A. Dinich,Sun reporter

Blacksburg, Va. — College basketball

Terps fall in OT at No. 23 Va. Tech Blacksburg, Va. -- It was supposed to be another one of Mike Jones' clutch three-pointers, but instead, Maryland's final play in overtime against Virginia Tech last night turned out to be another one of the Terps' missed layups -- and another squandered opportunity.

Maryland made just one field goal in overtime, leading to a 67-64 loss to the 23rd-ranked Hokies in Cassell Coliseum -- a venue where Maryland's hopes of earning its first league road win were dashed, despite showing marked improvement on defense against one of the most experienced backcourt combinations in the country.

Georgia Tech@Maryland Wednesday, 9 p.m., Ch. 54, 1300 AM, 105.7 FM

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