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Balanced Offense Leads #3 Terps Past Purdue

Maryland Athletics
2-2-2017
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Maryland (22-1, 10-0)
UMES
85
70
Maryland
Purdue (14-7, 5-4)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Senior Brionna Jones scored 17 points and added 14 rebounds, and No. 3 Maryland beat Purdue 85-70 Thursday night for the Terrapins' 10th straight win.

Sophomore Brianna Fraser had 18 points and six rebounds, redshirt junior Ieshia Small finished with 14 points and senior Shatori Walker-Kimbrough added 12 for Maryland (22-1, 10-0 Big Ten). Freshman Destiny Slocum tallied 10 points and a team-high six assists.

Ashley Morrissette scored 14 points to lead Purdue (14-9, 5-4). Andreona Keys added 13 points and Dominique McBryde had 12.

The Terrapins shot 44 percent from the floor (31 for 70) and finished with 16 assists.

Maryland's reserves outscored Purdue's 13-4 in the first half, and finished with a 34-18 edge. The Terps outrebounded the Boilermakers 22-12 in the first two quarters, leading to a 10-2 advantage in second-chance points, and 45-38 for the game.

The Terps also outscored Purdue 46-36 in the paint.

The Boilermakers led twice during the first half, and only trailed by eight at halftime.

Jones notched her 15th double-double of the season and 48th of her career against the Boilermakers.

Maryland is on a 10-game win streak and has won eight of the 10 by double digits.

Next, the Terrapins will stay on the road to play at Indiana (15-7, 5-4) Sunday at noon in Bloomington. The Terps-Hoosiers matchup will be televised around the world on ESPN2, the Watch ESPN app and WatchESPN.com.

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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