Jordan Williams amassed 16 points and 13 rebounds as No. 7 seed Maryland toppled No. 10 seed North Carolina State, 75-67, in the first round of the 2011 ACC Tournament on Thursday night in Greensboro, N.C.
Maryland (19-13) scored the first six points and led for the entire game. The Terrapins will face the No. 2 seed Duke Blue Devils in the quarterfinals on Friday at 7 p.m. EST.
Dino Gregory scored 11 points and both Terrell Stoglin and Cliff Tucker added nine points for the Terrapins, who made 26-of-58 field goals (44.8%) and made 19-of-24 free throws (79.2%).
Tracy Smith led the way with 16 points for the Wolfpack (15-16), who shot 33.8% from the field and 11.8% from three-point range. Ryan Harrow had 12 points, Javier Gonzalez scored 10 points and C.J. Leslie chipped in with five points and 11 rebounds for N.C. State.
2011 ACC Tournament Schedule
Thursday, March 10 - First Round
#9 Miami def. #8 Virginia, 69-62 (OT)
#5 Boston College defeats #12 Wake Forest, 81-67
#7 Maryland defeats #10 N.C. State, 75-67
#6 seed Virginia Tech vs. #11 seed Georgia Tech 9:00 p.m.* ACC Network
Friday, March 11 - Quarterfinals
#1 seed North Carolina vs. #9 Miami noon ACC Network/ESPN2
#4 seed Clemson vs. Game 2 Winner 2:00 p.m.* ACC Network/ESPN2
#2 seed Duke vs. Game 3 Winner 7:00 p.m. ACC Network/ESPN2
#3 seed Florida State vs. Game 4 Winner 9:00 p.m.* ACC Network/ESPN2
Saturday, March 12 - Semifinals
ACC Semifinal 1 1:00 p.m. ACC Network/ESPN
ACC Semifinal 2 3:00 p.m.* ACC Network/ESPN
Sunday, March 13 - Championship
Championship Game 1:00 p.m. ACC Network/ESPN