Women's Basketball ACCtion: Tuesday, December 11

Dec. 11, 2012

No. 10 Maryland Overpowers Towson, 88-43

TOWSON, Md. - Alyssa Thomas had 23 points and 13 rebounds, and Katie Rutan added a season-high 16 points to lead No. 10 Maryland to an 88-43 win at Towson on Tuesday night. Tianna Hawkins added 14 points and Alicia DeVaughn 12 for the Terrapins (7-2), who led by as many as 49 in the second half.

Maryland was ahead 43-21 at halftime and held the Tigers (4-4) scoreless for six minutes during a 21-0 run that gave the Terps a 68-25 lead midway through the second half.

"I like the way the team locks in and really focuses," Frese said. "When you challenge this team, they get better."

Ciara Webb scored 12 points to lead Towson, which lost its third straight. The Tigers shot just 29.1 percent and were outrebounded 47-29.