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#3 Terps Dispatch Huskers, 93-49

Maryland Athletics
1-4-2017
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#3 Maryland (14-1, 2-0)
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93
49
Maryland
Nebraska (4-11, 0-3)

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 10 of her 19 points in the first quarter, and third-ranked Maryland ran off to a 93-49 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night.

It was the Cornhuskers' second-most lopsided loss in program history and worst since Kansas State beat them 82-31 in 1975.

Brionna Jones had 13 points to go with 11 rebounds for her fifth straight double-double and ninth this season for the Terrapins (14-1, 2-0 Big Ten).

Jessica Shepard struggled with her shot but finished with 12 points for the Cornhuskers (4-11 0-3). They are winless in their first three Big Ten games for the second straight year.

Walker-Kimbrough made her first two 3-pointers and the Terps were in full control, leading 26-9 after the first quarter. Coach Brenda Frese gave her backups most of the minutes in the second quarter, but the Terps still led 44-22 at half. They outscored Nebraska 29-9 in the fourth quarter.

Jones, who averaged 24 points over her previous five games, got off only six shots and scored nine points through three quarters in her 100th consecutive start. The Terps didn't need to run their offense through her.

This was a night for everyone to get involved, and they did. All 12 Maryland players got minutes, and all of them scored.

The Terps held a 50-26 advantage in the paint and have scored 40 or more points from inside in 10 of their 15 games.

Shepard, Nebraska's All-Big Ten forward and conference freshman of the year last season, started 1 for 10 and finished 4 for 17. The Huskers shot just 31.7 percent for the game and were 4 of 19 on 3-pointers.

The Terps are now 6-0 vs. the Huskers. The Terps are 3-0 in Lincoln and 2-0 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Head coach Brenda Frese is 5-0 vs. Nebraska.

The Terrapins are ranked No. 3 in the Associated Press poll and in the USA Today Division I Coaches poll.

Next, the Terps will return home to host Northwestern (13-3, 2-1) Saturday at 2 p.m. at the XFINITY Center. For tickets, click here or call the Terrapin Ticket Office online at 1-800-IM-A-TERP.

The Terps-Wildcats game will be televised around the world on the Big Ten Network. Click here for your channel for BTN. The game can also be seen online at BTN2Go.com and the BTN2Go app. Fans will need to enter their cable login to watch. Fans outside the U.S. can watch here.

Live stats will be available and live updates will be posted to the Terrapins' Twitter feed here.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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