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No. 8 Maryland women uses size, speed advantage to breeze past Georgia Tech in 79-62 win

  • Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas (25) goes up for a shot against Georgia Tech's Aaliyah Whiteside (2) in the first half of an NCAA women's college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas (25) goes up for a shot against Georgia Tech's Aaliyah Whiteside (2) in the first half of an NCAA women's college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)  (The Associated Press)

  • Georgia Tech guard Kaela Davis (3) and Maryland center Brionna Jones (42) fight for a rebound in the first half of an NCAA women's college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Georgia Tech guard Kaela Davis (3) and Maryland center Brionna Jones (42) fight for a rebound in the first half of an NCAA women's college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)  (The Associated Press)

  • Georgia Tech's Aaliyah Whiteside (2) battles Maryland center Brionna Jones , left, and forward Tierney Pfirman (22) for a rebound in the first half of an NCAA women's college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Georgia Tech's Aaliyah Whiteside (2) battles Maryland center Brionna Jones , left, and forward Tierney Pfirman (22) for a rebound in the first half of an NCAA women's college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)  (The Associated Press)

Alyssa Thomas had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Katie Rutan and Brionna Jones each added 15 points and No. 8 Maryland beat Georgia Tech 79-62 on Sunday.

The Terrapins (22-5, 10-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) never trailed in winning their second straight game and sixth in the past seven.

Kaela Davis finished with 21 points as Georgia Tech lost its second in a row. The Yellow Jackets (17-10, 7-7 ACC) have dropped seven straight to Maryland and 11 of the past 13 meetings.