Women's College Basketball

                    === Thomas, Terrapins trounce Tigers ===
 Towson,  MD  (Sports Network) - Alyssa  Thomas tallied a double-double with 23
 points  and 13  rebounds to lead the No.10 Maryland Terrapins to 88-43 blowout
 victory over the Towson Tigers on Tuesday.
 Katie  Rutan followed  with 16 points on 5-of-11 shooting while Tianna Hawkins
 finished  with  14 points to go  with seven rebounds for Maryland (7-2), which
 won its third contest in a row.
 Alicia DeVaughn totaled 12 points and six boards in the win.
 Ciara  Webb  scored 12 points  and was the only  one in double-figures for the
 Tigers  (4-4), who shot just 29.1 percent from the field in losing their third
 straight game.
 Thomas  got  going early, connecting on  her first three shots to put Maryland
 ahead  13-4 less  than four minutes in. Tanisha McTiller knocked down a jumper
 for  Towson to pull  them within four at 15-11, but the Terps followed with an
 18-2 run to build a 20-point lead and break the game open.
 Maryland  took  a 43-21  advantage into  halftime and extended  its lead to 43
 points midway through the second half on a layup by DeVaughn.
 The  Terrapins  went up  by as many  as 49  points at 82-33  with 4:04 to play
 before the final buzzer.
 12/11 22:19:54 ET

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