Behind the impassioned play of Travis Releford and Jeff Withey, the top-seeded Jayhawks shook themselves out of a first-half slumber and blitzed No. 8 seed North Carolina down the stretch for a 70-58 victory Sunday.
On Wednesday night, the Maryland Terrapins and North Carolina Tar Heels meet in a very important men’s college basketball game at the Comcast Center in College Park.
With defensive ace John Henson cheering from the bench, an ice pack on his ailing wrist, North Carolina showed just how deep its talent runs.
Maryland’s quest for a significant, attention-getting victory will have to wait for another day.
Maryland was in trouble for the second time in three days. Once again, the undefeated Terrapins responded.