***Join us in the Turtle Power live chat beginning at 9:00 as the Terps battle Florida State in their only meeting of the regular season.***
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Looking for that elusive first win against a top-50 RPI school, the Terps (17-10, 6-6 ACC) are in action this evening against the Florida State Seminoles (19-7, 9-3 ACC) at Comcast Center.
With the Seminoles missing leading scorer Chris Singleton and Maryland desperately needing to stack wins in the last leg of the conference schedule, little needs to be said about how important this game is for Gary Williams and the Terps. Florida State has won three straight games against the bottom feeders of the ACC (Georgia Tech, Wake Forest, and Virginia) and is looking for its fourth ACC road to further solidify its NCAA tournament resume.
The Terps look to continue the success they enjoyed last season over the Seminoles when they swept the season series. Maryland has won three consecutive home games against Florida State and carries a 13-3 all-time home record in the matchup.
After being named ACC Rookie of the Week on Monday, Terrell Stoglin aims to continue his hot hand after scoring 25 points each against Virginia Tech and NC State. In his last four games, the freshman is averaging 19.8 points and 6.5 assists and has lifted his scoring average from 9.0 to 10.6 points per game, moving past senior Cliff Tucker for second on the team behind Jordan Williams (17.4).
Tonight’s game will be televised on the ACC Network (WNUV-TV 54 locally) with Tim Brant and Dan Bonner calling the action from College Park.
As always, watch the game with us in the Turtle Power live chat beginning at 9:00 and follow us on Twitter (@WNST) for the quickest updates and analsysis.