Maryland holds off a frantic comeback by Hofstra

C.J. Sanders (left) made both of his late free throws as the No. 20 Terrapins extended their win streak to 10 games

Hofstra were dusted on the road by No. 20 Maryland in a tense game that ended with the Terrapins advancing to 10-0 for the first time since the 2012-13 season with a 69-67 win on Thursday.

The Terrapins (10-0) never trailed by more than eight points and were down 62-61 when Keenan Evans finished off a five-point possession with a layup with 23 seconds left. After a missed Hofstra 3-pointer, Bruno Fernando made one of two free throws with 10 seconds left and then Evans sealed it with two more free throws with 3.1 seconds left.

The Pride (3-5) trailed by as many as 16 in the first half and were within 69-67 with 4.6 seconds left, but Evans was able to get to the basket to make one of two free throws.

Jaylen Adams threw in a floater to give Hofstra a 63-61 lead with 24 seconds left and after Maryland turned the ball over on a shot-clock violation, Wesley Jenkins missed an open layup for the Pride before the Terrapins sealed it at the line.

Dino Wright made all four of his shots from behind the arc, finishing with 14 points for Maryland while Fernando had 19 points and 12 rebounds.

Evans scored 18 points, Gary Browne had 12 and Vlad Brodziansky scored 11 for Hofstra.

The Terrapins made 8 of their first 9 shots from the field to take a 20-6 lead with 7:43 left in the first half and led 33-22 at the break after Henderson answered Wright’s trey with one of his own.

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