Reese scores 19, Maryland races past Binghamton 76-52
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Julian Reese scored 19 points, Hakim Hart scored all 13 of his in the first half and Maryland coasted to a 76-52 win over Binghamton on Tuesday night.
Donta Scott added 10 points for the Terrapins (3-0) and the three double-figure scorers combined for 24 rebounds.
Reese and Jahmir Young combined for the first eight points of the game, and a Reese jumper made it 31-8 with just under six minutes to go in the first half. Hart’s layup made it 44-23 at the half.
Despite making just 2 of 12 from 3-point range, Maryland (3-0) shot 53% in the first half with a 26-12 rebounding advantage.
Binghamton briefly cut the deficit to 19 early in the second half, but a 14-4 run had it at 65-33 just past the midway point.
Maryland cooled off to 42% in the second half and never found the range from distance, finishing 4 of 20. Binghamton was 4 of 21 behind the arc and shot 34%. The Bearcats had a 26-16 rebound edge after the break.
Binghamton had 15 turnovers to Maryland’s seven but the points off turnovers was 17-0 for the Terps.
John McGriff led Binghamton (2-1) with 12 points.
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