Ish gets the swish and grants Wake’s wish in OT


Wake Forest Defeats Maryland in OT, 85-83

Ishmael Smith’s running jumper with 19.8 seconds left in overtime lifted Wake Forest past Maryland 85-83 on Tuesday night.

Al-Farouq Aminu had 24 points, 13 rebounds and a key defensive play on Maryland’s last-gasp inbounds play to lead the Demon Deacons (12-3, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Greivis Vasquez had a season-high 30 points to lead Maryland (10-5, 1-1). The Terrapins went nearly 4 minutes between field goals in the extra session before Jordan Williams’ stickback tied it at 83 with 52 seconds left.