College Park, MD (Sports Network) - Chloe Pavlech poured in a game-high 20
points on Thursday to lead No. 10 Maryland to an 84-62 triumph over 24th-
ranked Miami-Florida at Comcast Center.
Tianna Hawkins recorded a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds, while
Alyssa Thomas also tallied 18 points to go with eight boards and five assists
for Maryland (12-3, 3-1 ACC), which has won two straight and improved to 8-0
Morgan Stroman scored 14 points to lead the Hurricanes (12-3, 3-1), who had
won their last five games. Stefanie Yderstrom and Suriya Mcguire each added 13
points in the setback.
Miami led 25-23 after a Keyona Hayes jumper with 5 1/2 minutes to play in the
first, but the Terrapins answered with a 9-2 run to grab a 32-27 edge on
Katie Rutan's 3-pointer with 2:15 to play.
The Hurricanes quickly cut it to one before Rutan knocked down another triple
and Thomas followed with two free throws to send Maryland into the break
holding a 37-31 advantage.
Maryland extended its lead early in the second, as the Terrapins opened the
half on a 13-6 run to build a 50-37 margin just over five minutes into the
The Terrapins led by double-digits the rest of the way en route to the
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