Chapel Hill, NC – Tyler Zeller scored 30 points in his final 64, picking up steam for its upcoming showdown with Duke.
The Tar Heels (26-4, 13-2 ACC) kept pace with their rivals atop the conference standings ahead of their game at No. 4 Duke on Saturday night.
Nick Faust scored 17 points to lead Maryland (16-13, 6-9) and Terrell Stoglin had 16, but the Terrapins fell to 3-6 in their last nine. Their final regular season game is Sunday at home against No. 24 Virginia.