By Harry Allison
Jacob Young came off the bench and scored 17 points and Rutgers bolstered its NCAA Tournament hopes with a 78-67 victory over No. 9 Maryland, which fell to 23-7.
Montez Mathis added 15 points and Gio Baker had 11 as the Scarlet Knights snapped a three-game losing streak. It was their school record 18th home victory this season.
Jalen Smith had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Maryland, which has dropped three of its last four. Anthony Cowan added 19 points for the Terps. The game ended with Rutgers fans on the court celebrating.