No. 7-seeded Niagara meets No. 2-seeded Maryland in the first round of the NIT at Comcast Center on Tuesday. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. ET and you can see it on ESPN 2.
The Purple Eagles fell 79-73 to Iona on Mar. 10. Antoine Mason finished with 21 points in the loss. He leads the team in scoring average, scoring 18.5 points per contest. For the Terrapins, Dezmine Wells put up 15 points and nine rebounds in the 79-76 loss to North Carolina on Mar. 16. His 13.1 points per game is the highest mark on the team. From a tempo-free perspective, Maryland is strong in the following categories: offensive rebounding percentage at 36.8 and defensive rebounding percentage at 72.6.