LINCOLN, Neb. — Alyssa Thomas scored 25 points and Tianna Hawkins scored 21 to lead No. 11 Maryland to a 90-71 win over No. 21 Nebraska Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Hawkins also grabbed 12 rebounds while Thomas had eight assists and six steals for the Terrapins (4-1). Laurin Mincy scored 16 points for Maryland.
Lindsey Moore led the Cornhuskers (5-2) with 17 points and five steals. Jordan Hooper scored 15 for Nebraska, which held its own on the boards. Maryland entered Wednesday with the largest rebounding margin in the country at plus-28, but barely edged the Huskers 41-40.
The Terrapins next play at No. 2 Connecticut on Monday.
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Allegany captures 6th-straight City title
Top-ranked and undefeated Allegany won its 27th consecutive Cumberland City League game by opening a 7-0 lead before Bishop Walsh scored a run as the Campers locked up the City championship by smoking the Spartans 10-1 on Thursday at Allegany.
Frederick shuts out ACM, 8-0
Cole Boozel struck out nine Trojans in nine innings and allowed only four hits as Frederick shut out Allegany College of Maryland 8-0 on Thursday afternoon.
Chesapeake sweeps Allegany
Shayla Loudermilk homered in each game of a doubleheader to put the wind in the sails of the Chesapeake Skipjacks during a sweep of Allegany College of Maryland on Thursday in Maryland JUCO action.
FSU advances to semifinal
For the second time in five days, Frostburg State put up 17 goals against St. Mary’s.
Dougherty, Logsdon combine for 7 RBIs to lead Allegany over Northern
Third-ranked Allegany recorded 15 hits as eight of their nine players had hits in beating Northern 15-0 Thursday afternoon in an Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference matchup at Northern.
Frostburg’s Lovend honored by CAC
Frostburg State senior Caitlin Lovend earned Capital Athletic Conference honors for the fourth straight year and was one of five Bobcats to be named to the all-conference second team, which was announced by the league on Wednesday.
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Wizards seek real homecourt advantage vs. Bulls
If empty seats are any indication, the Washington Wizards are just as big of a surprise in their own city as they are to the rest of the NBA.
Rapidly maturing Blue Jackets pushing Penguins
Dan Byslma can understand getting outplayed. It happens to even the most experienced hockey teams during the long slog postseason slog to the Stanley Cup.
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