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Maryland Vs. Georgia Tech: Terps Look For Third Straight ACC Win

The Maryland Terrapins are coming off their most impressive performance of the season: a rare and substantial win in Charlottesville over the Virginia Cavaliers.

But the Terps shouldn't expect an easy time for them tonight against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, who have been inconsistent this season, but remain undefeated at home in the ACC.

According to Testudo Times, this is a critical game for Maryland, with major NCAA Tournament implications.

Every game from here on out is nearly a must-win, but none is actually a must-win ... Anyway, Georgia Tech is a trap game along the lines of the Penn State game: these guys are good at home, they're dangerous, and they're overlooked. A win there doesn't look great, but a loss there looks pretty bad.

The Yellow Jackets may not have the scorers of years past, but they are an excellent defensive team this season, ranking 37th in the country in turnover percentage according to Terrapin Station. They are led by Iman Shumpert, a junior guard who averages 16.8 points and six rebounds per game.

The Terrapins are likely to turn once again to Jordan Williams, who failed to get a double-double last week for the first time in his career, seemingly.

The game tips off at 7:45 PM and can be seen locally on Comcast SportsNet.