COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Cliff Tucker hit a desperation 3-pointer as time expired, and Maryland survived a scare from Georgia Tech in a 76-74 victory Saturday that kept the Terrapins unbeaten at home in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
After Derrick Favors gave Georgia Tech the lead with a follow-up shot with 3 seconds left, Maryland (19-7, 9-3) called a timeout with 1.5 seconds to go and the ball at midcourt. The Terrapins worked the ball to Tucker, whose shot from the left corner found the bottom of the net, setting off a celebration at the sold out Comcast Center.
The wild finish overshadowed a milestone performance by Maryland senior Greivis Vasquez, who scored 18 to become the sixth player in school history to reach the 2,000-point mark.
Vasquez is the first ACC player to have at least 2,000 points, 700 assists and 600 rebounds.
Favors had 21 points and 18 rebounds for Tech (18-9, 6-7).