Postgame Notes: #7 Maryland 75, Clemson 45

Maryland Athletics
Print RSS

Feb. 14, 2013

Recap |  Box Score |  Quotes |  Photo Gallery 1  |  Photo Gallery 2 

Postgame Notes
February 14, 2013
College Park, Md. (Comcast Center)

#7 Maryland 75, Clemson 45

  • No. 7 Maryland recorded its 20th win of the 2012-13 campaign with a 75-45 win over Clemson Thursday, February 14 at the Comcast Center. This marks the team's ninth straight season with 20+ wins.
  • The Terps (20-4, 11-2 ACC) improved to 41-24 all-time against the Tigers (6-18, 2-11 ACC) and became winners of the 13th straight in the series.
  • Senior forward Tianna Hawkins got off to a quick start for the Terrapins recording eight of the team's first 10 points. The ACC leading scorer continued on a tear, finishing with 30 points and 12 rebounds.
  • Hawkins needed only 17 minutes to record the Terps' 28th double-double of the season, scoring 17 points and grabbing 10 boards in the first half.
  • After sitting early in the first half with two fouls, junior forward Alyssa Thomas went on a tear to start the second half hitting her first five shots and ending with 17 points.
  • A number of Terrapins tied for recorded career highs. Freshman center Sequoia Austin played a career high 26 minutes for the Terps, besting her previous high of 21 set against Brown earlier this season on Dec. 28.
  • Continuing their dominance on the boards, Maryland outrebounded the Tigers 45-30 and have outrebounded every opponent this season.
  • Both teams wore pink for the Valentine's Day matchup to support Play4Kay and breast cancer awareness. All breast cancer survivors received free admission to the game.