Men's Basketball ACCtion: Wednesday, December 12

Dec. 12, 2012

Maryland Wins Ninth Straight Game

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Nick Faust scored 16 points, Alex Len had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Maryland beat Monmouth 71-38 Wednesday night for its ninth straight victory.

It's the Terrapins' longest winning streak since they won 13 consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference games en route to capturing the national championship in 2002. The current run has come entirely against non-league foes.

Dez Wells scored 10 for the Terrapins (9-1), who never trailed in handing Monmouth (5-6) its third straight lopsided defeat. The Hawks were coming off a 19-point home loss to Navy and a 52-point setback at Syracuse.