No. 15 Mary­land vs. No. 10 North Carolina

The Washington Post Sunday - - SPORTS - — Gene Wang

When: 5 p.m. Where: Com­cast Cen­ter. TV: ESPN2. Records: Ter­rap­ins 15-3, 2-2 ACC; Tar Heels 17-2, 3-1. Num­bers game: The Ter­rap­ins draw the ACC’s top scor­ing team, with the Tar Heels av­er­ag­ing 83.3 points. Mary­land is lim­it­ing op­po­nents to 57 points per game, tied with North Carolina for fourth in the con­fer­ence in scor­ing de­fense. The teams are ranked Nos. 1 and 2 in field goal per­cent­age de­fense (with North Carolina at 32.1 per­cent and Mary­land at 34.5 per­cent), blocks and of­fen­sive re­bound per­cent­age. Long road home: Four of Mary­land’s past five games were on the road. The Ter­rap­ins went 3-2 dur­ing that stretch, in­clud­ing con­sec­u­tive road wins against Clem­son and Vir­ginia. Mary­land plays four of its next five at home; and of its 11 re­main­ing reg­u­lar sea­son games, only four are on the road. Mary­land is 118-24 at Com­cast Cen­ter. Bre­land out for UNC: For­ward Jes­sica Bre­land, who missed last sea­son un­der­go­ing chemo­ther­apy for Hodgkin’s lym­phoma, will not travel to Col­lege Park for Sun­day’s game af­ter school of­fi­cials an­nounced she un­der­went arthro­scopic surgery Fri­day to re­move two “loose bod­ies” in her left knee.

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