COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Using balanced scoring, the No. 13 Maryland women’s basketball team (15-2, 4-0 Big Ten) breezed past Wisconsin (7-10, 0-4), 71-44, Sunday afternoon for the Terrapins’ 13th straight win.
Maryland’s defense was also effective against the Badgers, holding Wisconsin to single-digit points in two quarters and 30.9 percent field goal shooting in the game.
The Terps held Wisconsin scoreless for nearly six minutes to take a 15-7 lead at the end of the first quarter. Maryland finished the second on a 14-0 run to take a 37-18 halftime lead.
A 23-2 run helped put the Terrapins ahead 54-27 at the end of the third, allowing just nine Badger points in the quarter.
Confroy led the Terrapins with seven boards while six Terps picked up at least six rebounds. Maryland held a 42-25 advantage in rebounding.
With six points, Brianna Fraser reached the 500-point mark and now has 505 in her career.
The Terps are 6-0 vs. the Badgers. Since joining the Big Ten in 2014-15, the Terrapins are 62-3 (.954) vs. their conference opponents, including their nine wins in the Big Ten Tournament.
Maryland is ranked No. 13 in the Associated Press poll and in the USA Today Coaches poll.
Next, the Terrapins will host Michigan State (12-4, 2-1) Thursday at 8 p.m. at the XFINITY Center. For tickets, call the Terrapin Ticket Office at 1-800-IM-A-TERP or click here.
The Terps-Spartans game will be televised around the world on the Big Ten Network. Click here for your channel number for BTN. Fans can watch through the BTN2Go app or BTN2Go.com with the cable login information. Fans outside the U.S. can watch here.