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#14 Maryland Outlasts Indiana

Maryland Athletics
1-16-2018
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January 16, 2018 || XFINITY Center

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Sophomore guard Kaila Charles scored 16 as the No. 14 Maryland women’s basketball team (16-3, 5-1 Big Ten) overcame a late deficit to defeat Indiana (8-12, 1-6), 74-70, Tuesday evening at the XFINITY Center.

Three other Terps finished in double-digit scoring: senior Kristen Confroy (15), sophomore Stephanie Jones (13) and freshman Channise Lewis (12). 

With three treys in Tuesday’s game, Confroy currently has 188 three-pointers in her career. She moved into No. 2 on Maryland's all-time list, passing Shatori Walker-Kimbrough (186) and is behind just Kristi Toliver (300).

Confroy hit all her three-point baskets in the first quarter as the Terrapins finished with an 18-13 lead. Indiana came back to tie in the second, 22-22, and took the lead. Lewis had two late treys, including a buzzer-beater at the half to tie the game again, 30-30.

The Terps shot 7-of-8 early in the third to push ahead, 48-40. Two late threes gave Indiana a 56-52 lead going into the fourth quarter.

Junior Eleanna Christinaki scored all nine of her points in the fourth quarter to help the Terps tie, 65-65. A Christinaki jumper gave Maryland a 71-70 lead, and Maryland was able to hold Indiana scoreless for the final 2:25.

Maryland is ranked No. 14 in the Associated Press poll and in the USA Today Coaches poll.

Next, the Terrapins will host No. 8 Ohio State (16-3, 5-1) Monday at 7 p.m. in College Park. For tickets, call the Terrapin Ticket Office at 1-800-IM-A-TERP or click here.

The Terps-Buckeyes matchup will be televised around the world on ESPN2 as part of Big Monday. The game can be seen online through WatchESPN.com and the WatchESPN app.

The Terps will “Play4theCure” supporting cancer awareness and the efforts of the National Foundation for Cancer Research to eradicate cancer.

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