No. 14 Maryland stuns No. 5 Wisconsin 59-53”We were close a couple of times but we just couldn’t do it. It’s definitely frustrating,” Kaminsky said. ”We’ve had a great season so far. We’ve haven’t really been tested like this many times like this. … I think we’re going to learn a lot from it.” The victory improved Maryland’s home record to 17-1. After the final buzzer, hundreds of fans stormed the court to celebrate the Terrapins’ most significant win in their inaugural Big Ten season. ”We are what we are. We figure out a way to win,” Turgeon said. ”We compete when we have to. I’ll take close wins as long as we keep winning. We’re really becoming gritty and tough.” Maryland led 55-52 before Trimble made a driving layup and was fouled. He missed the free throw, but after Wisconsin misfired twice on the other end, Trimble iced it with a pair of foul shots. The Badgers missed nine of their last 10 shots. After scoring a season-low 20 points in the first half, Wisconsin opened the second half with a 13-4 run to close to 35-33. Kaminsky made three baskets during the spree and Josh Gasser made Wisconsin’s second 3-pointer of the game.

The 11-point halftime lead was long gone, and Maryland suddenly was tied with a surging Wisconsin team that hadn’t lost in more than six weeks. In other words, the Terrapins were in perfect position to come away with another tight victory. Dez Wells scored 26 points, and No. 14 Maryland held off fifth-ranked Wisconsin 59-53 […]