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Wells scores 23 to lead Terps past Wake 67-57

Saturday - 3/2/2013, 3:28pm  ET

Wake Forest's Aaron Rountree III, back, and Maryland's Nick Faust, front, chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, March 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

JOEDY McCREARY
AP Sports Writer

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Dez Wells scored 23 points and Maryland pulled away to beat Wake Forest 67-57 on Saturday and spoil Chris Paul Day.

The Raleigh native was 11 of 12 from the field and finished two points shy of his career high of 25 set Dec. 2 against George Mason.

The Terrapins (20-9, 8-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) overcame 19 turnovers and some serious foul trouble to hold the Demon Deacons (12-16, 5-11) without a field goal for the final 4
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