CHAPEL HILL, NC - FEBRUARY 27: Pe'Shon Howard #21 of the Maryland Terrapins drives around Leslie McDonald #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at the Dean E. Smith Center on February 27, 2011 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

North Carolina Vs. Maryland: Tar Heels Pull Away Late In Second Half, Defeat Terrapins 83-74

The No.6 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels escaped the Comcast Center on Saturday with a 83-74 victory over the Terrapins.

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North Carolina Vs. Maryland: For Terps, Maybe The Real Alex Len Stood Up

Maryland Terrapin Alex Len appears to have emerged from an early slump in conference play with a breakout game against North Carolina.

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North Carolina Vs. Maryland Final Score: Terrapins Falter In Second Half, Fall 83-74 To Tar Heels

The sixth-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels proved too much for the frisky Maryland Terrapins in the second half Saturday night, outscoring the Terps 46-34 after halftime on their way to a 83-74 win in College Park.

Behind the inside-outside combination of Alex Len and Terrell Stoglin, the Terrapins went up by nine points early in the second half, but were unable to hang on to the lead against the Tar Heels. Len finished with 12 points, nine rebounds and four blocked shots, while Stoglin led all Maryland scorers with 20 points.

Tyler Zeller, despite being in foul trouble for much of the second half, scored 22 points and grabbed seven boards for North Carolina. John Henson chipped in 17 points and 12 boards for Roy Williams' club.

For more news, analysis, and discussion on the Terrapins, please visit SB Nation's Maryland blog, Testudo Times. For the opponent's perspective, check out SB Nation's UNC blog,Carolina March. For all your NCAA hoops news this weekend, be sure to follow along withSB Nation's college basketball hub.

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North Carolina Vs. Maryland Score Update: Terrapins Play Inspired Ball, Lead Tar Heels 40-37 At Halftime

The Maryland Terrapins are giving the North Carolina Tar Heels all they can handle in College Park this afternoon, leading the No. 6 team in the country 40-37 at halftime.

Big man Alex Len has been a difference maker for the Terrapins, scoring eight points, grabbing three boards and being a generally disruptive force with his length on the defensive end of the floor. Terrell Stoglin has scored in myriad ways for Maryland, as he often does, and has nine points on a judicious four of nine from the floor.

Tyler Zeller has led the way for North Carolina, scoring 14 points and grabbing six rebounds. Tar Heels star Harrison Barnes, who's availability for the game was in question until just before tip, has added six points but is just two of eight from the field.

For more news, analysis, and discussion on the Terrapins, please visit SB Nation's Maryland blog, Testudo Times. For the opponent's perspective, check out SB Nation's UNC blog, Carolina March. For all your NCAA hoops news this weekend, be sure to follow along with SB Nation's college basketball hub.

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Harrison Barnes Injury Update: UNC Star Will Play Saturday, According To Report

North Carolina Tar Heels star Harrison Barnes, limited in practice Friday, was questionable for Saturday's game against the Maryland Terrapins as of this morning, but it now appears he will play this afternoon. Via ESPN's Andy Katz:

From our game crew: UNC's Harrison Barnes (ankle) will play vs. MD; No Herb Pope for Seton Hall (bruised ribs); UConn starting 3 guards.
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Barnes sprained his ankle in the first half of the Tar Heel's win over Wake Forest on Tuesday night, but did return to play some in the second half, finishing with 13 points.

For more news, analysis, and discussion on the Terrapins, please visit SB Nation's Maryland blog, Testudo Times. For the opponent's perspective, check out SB Nation's UNC blog,Carolina March. For all your NCAA hoops news this weekend, be sure to follow along withSB Nation's college basketball hub.

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Harrison Barnes Injury Update: Tar Heels Star Questionable For Saturday's Game

The North Carolina Tar Heels might be without star Harrison Barnes when the face the Maryland Terrapins Saturday afternoon at Comcast Center. Via Robbie Pickeral of ESPN.com:

#UNC's Barnes went through some of practice Friday but not everything, according to team spokesman. Still questionable for Saturday.
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Barnes, North Carolina's leading scorer, sprained his ankle in the first half of the Tar Heel's 68-53 win over Wake Forest on Tuesday night. He did play 15 minutes in the second half, scoring 13 points for the game.

For more news, analysis, and discussion on the Terrapins, please visit SB Nation's Maryland blog, Testudo Times. For the opponent's perspective, check out SB Nation's UNC blog, Carolina March. For all your NCAA hoops news this weekend, be sure to follow along with SB Nation's college basketball hub.

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North Carolina Vs. Maryland Game Time, TV Schedule And More

The Maryland Terrapins (13-8, 3-4 ACC) will be looking to right the ship when they host the sixth-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels (19-3, 6-1) Saturday afternoon in College Park.

Maryland, losers of four of their last five games, are coming off a hardfought battle on the road Wednesday night in Miami, where the Terrapins fought back from a 16 point deficit before falling in double overtime to the Hurricanes 90-86.

Maryland will have their hands full with North Carolina. The Tar Heels (19-3, 6-1) lead the country in scoring (84.1 points per game) and rebounding (46.3 per game). It should be noted though that North Carolina has lost their last three games at Comcast Center.

Here is what you need to know for today's game:

Game Date/Time: Saturday, February 4, 4:00 P.M. ET

Location: Comcast Center, College Park, MD

TV: ESPN

Radio: Maryland, 105.7FM

For more news, analysis, and discussion on the Terrapins, please visit SB Nation's Maryland blog, Testudo Times. For the opponent's perspective, check out SB Nation's UNC blog,Carolina March. For all your NCAA hoops news this weekend, be sure to follow along with SB Nation's college basketball hub.

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North Carolina Vs. Maryland: Terps Look For Saturday Afternoon Upset Against No. 6 Tar Heels

The No.6 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels visit Comcast Center on Saturday afternoon, as the Terps look to rebound from their double overtime loss against Miami and upset a UNC team that could be without All-American Harrison Barnes.

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