Women's Basketball ACCtion: Sunday, February 6

Feb. 6, 2011

No. 10 Terps Topple NC State, 88-59

Lynetta Kizer had 22 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 10 Maryland used a strong second half to defeat North Carolina State 88-59 on Sunday.

The Terrapins (20-3, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) trailed by 12 with just over 13 minutes elapsed and 39-36 at halftime before storming back to extend their winning streak to seven. The victory gave Maryland its seventh consecutive 20-win season under coach Brenda Frese.

After taking a 55-50 lead, the Terrapins reeled off 21 straight points to turn the game into a rout. Maryland outscored the Wolfpack 52-20 over the final 20 minute. NC State had just 10 rebounds in the second period.

Kizer scored 18 points in the second half to complete her sixth double-double of the season. Kim Rodgers finished with 14 points and Diandra Tchatchouang had 11.

Myisha Goodwin-Coleman scored 14 for the Wolfpack (10-13, 1-7), who were outrebounded 51-28. The Terrapins have won the battle on the glass in 21 of 23 games this year. They are No. 3 in the country in rebounding margin (+14.9).

BC Women's Basketball Cruises Past Clemson, 78-49

Senior Jaclyn Thoman had 14 points, while Carolyn Swords added 13 points and eight rebounds to Boston College to a 78-49 ACC win over Clemson before 1,689 fans in Conte Forum.

BC jumped out to an early 12-2 lead behind four points from Swords. BC's lead increased to nine points with 6:54 in the first half on a layup from Swords. The Eagles shot only 34 percent from the floor in the half but held a 31-23 lead. Swords had nine points at the half, while Korina Chapman (12 points, five boards) added six.

A layup by Shaniqua Pauldino stopped the run but the Eagles came back with a layup by Swords and Brown. Clemson had no answers as Zenevitch and Chapman attacked the offensive boards and supplied BC with energy off the bench. The duo combined for 21 points and 15 rebounds.

Kirstyn Wright led the way for Clemson with 18 points, including four three-pointers. Sthefany Thomas had 11 and led the team with three assists, but was just 1-7 form behind the arc.

Wake Forest Secures First Road Victory With 60-55 Victory Over Virginia Tech

Sophomore Lakevia Boykin scored all of her 13 points in the second half to help lead Wake Forest to a 60-55 victory Sunday afternoon over Virginia Tech. The win was the first road victory of the season for the Demon Deacons.

Wake Forest improves to 12-13 on the year and 3-6 in the ACC with the win while the Hokies drop their 10th straight game and fall to 9-14 overall and 0-9 in the conference.

Boykin and junior Secily Ray led four Demon Deacons in double-figures with 13 points apiece. Boykin finished the game 6-of-10 from and also grabbed four rebounds. Ray grabbed a game-high nine rebounds and was 7-of-12 from the free throw line.

Senior Brittany Waters and sophomore Sandra Garcia each finished with 11 points for the Deacs. Waters grabbed six rebounds on the afternoon including six on the offensive end while Garcia was 4-of-5 from the floor and finished with three boards.

Virginia Tech's Alyssa Fenyn led all scorers with 17 points to go along with four rebounds and three assists. Shanel Harrison also finished in double-figures with 11 points and seven rebounds.