No. 8 Maryland breezes past Clemson
Clemson, SC – Lynetta Kizer led six players in double figures 61, on Thursday.
Alicia DeVaughn added 15 points while Tianna Hawkins and Alyssa Thomas both had 14 for the Terrapins (21-3, 8-3 ACC), winners of three straight. Laurin Mincy finished with 13 points and Brene Moseley had 10.
The Tigers (6-16, 2-9) have dropped 10 straight to Maryland, dating back to 2004. They were led by Nikki Dixon's 17 points while Chancie Dunn chipped in 12.
The Terps were up 14-4 less than five minutes in on a jumper by DeVaugh and didn't look back. The advantage reached 20, 39-19, late in the first half and Sequoia Austin had Maryland up 46-26 at the break with a buzzer-beating layup.
After the break, a 13-3 Terps run turned a 20-point lead into an 80-50 margin. Maryland cruised from there, finishing at a 51.6 percent clip from the floor, compared to 33.3 percent for Clemson.