Delaware State vs. Maryland: Terrapins cruise past Hornets, 79-50

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Charles Mitchell scored 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as the Terrapins cruised past Delaware State, 79-50.

Freshman forward Charles Mitchell led the Maryland Terrapins (11-1) past the Delaware State Hornets (5-8) on Saturday afternoon, as Maryland defeated Delaware State with ease, 79-50.

Mitchell scored a team-high 19 points, and was 8-of-12 shooting from the field. Mitchell posted a double-double in the win, grabbing a game-high 14 rebounds, and was undoubtedly the difference maker for the Terrapins on Saturday.

Dez Wells and Seth Allen both added 10 points off the bench for Maryland.

As a team, Maryland shot 56.9 percent from the field. The Terrapins, however, were just 11-of-17 from the free-throw line (64.7 percent).

Defensively, Maryland held Delaware State to just 32.1 percent shooting, as the Hornets shot were a lowly 18-of-56 from the field.

Tahj Tate led the Hornets with 20 points, but was just 8-of-19 shooting from the field, including 2-of-6 from three-point range.

Maryland's next contest will come against the IUPUI Jaguars on New Year's Day, as the Terrapins will aim for their 12th straight victory. Delaware State will take on Marshall on Jan. 2.

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