Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Maryland atop Big Ten

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Maryland atop Big Ten

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Hopewell's Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 11 points and was on of five players in double figures as No. 7 Maryland breezed to an 85- 56 victory against visiting Michigan.

The Terrapins (16-2, 7-0) playing in their first season in the Big Ten remained the only undefeated team in league play. Laurin Mincy scored 17 points as Maryland won its 10th in a row.

The Terrapins opened the second half with a 10-2 run to extend their 11-point halftime lead to 47-28. The margin swelled to 24 with 14 minutes left, and Maryland cruised to the finish in its 10th home win without a loss.

Aerial Powers scored 28 for the Spartans (9-10, 1-7), who have lost eight of 10 and dressed only eight players.

"I thought our depth -- to be able to send waves in this game -- was really important, to where we could wear Michigan State down," said Maryland coach Brenda Frese said.

"That's going to be a big plus for us moving forward, to be able to use the depth that we have."


* Florida State 68, Louisville 63: Maegan Conwright scored 17 points and Shakayla Thomas added 13 points and 10 rebounds as No. 17 Florida State (18-2, 5-1 ACC) stunned No. 4 Louisville (17-2, 5-1) in Tallahassee, Fla. Louisville's Megan Deines missed a 3-pointer with a second left that could have sent the game to overtime.

* Tennessee 75, LSU 58: Isabelle Harrison scored a season-high 25 points as No. 5 Tennessee (16-3, 6-0 Southeastern Conference) rolled over visiting LSU (10-9, 4-3). Raigyne Moncrief and Danielle Ballard each scored 15 points for LSU.

* Notre Dame 89, Georgia Tech 76: Jewell Loyd scored 29, Taya Reimer added 19 and No. 6 Notre Dame (18-2, 5-1 ACC) topped Georgia Tech (12-8, 2-4).

* Georgia 54, Texas A&M 51: Freshman Mackenzie Engram scored 16 points and No. 22 Georgia (17-3, 5-2 SEC) upended No. 10 Texas A&M (16-4, 4-2) in Athens, Ga.

* North Carolina 67, North Carolina State 63: Brittany Roundtree made eight free throws in the final 24 seconds and No. …

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