U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam - Maryland vs Providence Wrap - Maryland Wins 56-52

Maryland got 13 points from Dez Wells en route to a 56-52 victory over Providence on Monday at Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center.

Maryland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as underdogs.

Evan Smotrycz had 13 points for Maryland and Charles Mitchell chipped in with 9 points. Evan Smotrycz had 3 assists for them, while Evan Smotrycz was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Providence got 19 points from Bryce Cotton in a losing cause and another 10 points from LaDontae Henton. Kadeem Batts contributed 2 assists for them, while Kadeem Batts had 9 rebounds.

Maryland led at halftime, 33-21.

Maryland had a 45-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.