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Jan. 12, 2010
Wake Forest Defeats Maryland in OT, 85-83
Ishmael Smith's running jumper with 19.8 seconds left in overtime lifted Wake Forest past Maryland 85-83 on Tuesday night.
Al-Farouq Aminu had 24 points, 13 rebounds and a key defensive play on Maryland's last-gasp inbounds play to lead the Demon Deacons (12-3, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Greivis Vasquez had a season-high 30 points to lead Maryland (10-5, 1-1). The Terrapins went nearly 4 minutes between field goals in the extra session before Jordan Williams' stickback tied it at 83 with 52 seconds left.
NC State upsets No. 25 FSU 88-81
Scott Wood scored a career-high 31 points to lead North Carolina State to an 88-81 upset of No. 25 Florida State on Tuesday night, spoiling the Atlantic Coast Conference home opener for the Seminoles.
The Wolfpack (12-5, 1-2 ACC) hit 11 of 23 3-pointers with Wood connecting on 7 of 11 attempts from behind the arc. Farnold Degand added 13 points and Julius Mays 12, including 10 straight free throws for the winners.
NC State rode an early 16-1 run to take a 23-12 lead as Florida State went 6:33 between field goals. The Wolfpack never trailed afterward.