Women's College Basketball

 
                      === Maryland muscles past Texas ===
 
 College  Park, MD  (SportsNetwork.com) - Alyssa Thomas tallied a double-double
 with  16  points and  11  rebounds  as  the fourth-seeded  Maryland  Terrapins
 outlasted  the fifth-seeded Texas Longhorns, 69-64, in the second round of the
 women's NCAA Tournament at the Comcast Center.
 
 Alicia  DeVaughn netted  12 points  with seven  rebounds for  Maryland (27-6),
 which  advances  to the Sweet  16 where the team  will meet up with top-seeded
 Tennessee  Sunday.  Lexie Brown and Laurin  Mincy each chipped in 10 points in
 the win.
 
 Krystle  Henderson scored  14 points  to  pace Texas  (23-12), while  Chassidy
 Fussell netted 13 points of her own. Nneka Enemkpali narrowly missed a double-
 double with nine points and 10 rebounds in the loss.
 
 Maryland  connected on 41.2 percent of its field goal tries in the first half,
 compared  to just 33.3  percent shooting from the floor by Texas in the frame.
 Still,  the  two  teams went  into  the  locker  rooms  knotted 31-31  at  the
 intermission.
 
 Both  teams  improved  their  shooting  accuracy in  the  second  period.  The
 Terrapins  came  out and buried  45.8 percent of their  shots in the half, and
 sunk  16-of-18  from the free-throw line.  The Longhorns improved, but just to
 38.7  percent shooting from the field, allowing the Terps to gain a five-point
 advantage for the win.
 
 Maryland  had a 42-33 edge in rebounding, and held a 28-22 advantage in points
 in the paint. Texas outscored the Terrapins from 3-point range, 24-6.
 
 
 
 03/25 22:07:03 ET

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