Postgame Notes: No. 9 Maryland 72, Hartford 40

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Dec. 29, 2012

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Postgame Notes
#9 Maryland vs. Hartford
Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012
College Park, Md. (Comcast Center)

FINAL SCORE: No. 9 Maryland 72, Hartford 40

Team Records and Series Notes
• Maryland improves its record to 10-2, while Hartford falls to 9-5.
• The Terps are 2-0 all-time against the Hawks and 2-0 all-time in College Park. Prior to today's game, the Terps' last meeting with the Hawks came on Dec. 13, 1997 at Cole Field House.
• The Terps have won 96 of 101 non-conference games played at the Comcast Center.
• Up Next: at #16 North Carolina Thursday, Jan. 3 at 7 p.m.

Team Game Notes
• Starting line-up: Alicia DeVaughn, Tianna Hawkins, Alyssa Thomas
• After holding Brown to a season-best 36 points, the Terps held Hartford to 40 points, which is tied for the second-lowest opponent total of the season, and held the Hawks to 27.1 percent shooting.
• The Terps continued to flex their muscle on the glass outrebounding the Hawks 50-28, 14 of which came on the offensive boards. Maryland cashed in with 20 second-chance points. The Terps have outrebounded their opponents in all 12 games this season and 45 of 48 games dating back to last season.
• For the fifth time this season, the Terps received double-doubles from two or more players in the same game with Alicia DeVaughn and Alyssa Thomas starring for Maryland against Hartford.

Individual Game Notes
• Tianna Hawkins for the team lead, and her fifth double-double in the last six games.
• Alicia DeVaughn finished with 13 points and a season-high 13 rebounds for her second double-double of the season and fourth of her career.
• Tianna Hawkins scored 16 points to surpass the 1,200 career point mark. The senior has scored 1,208 points over her four years in College Park, which ranks 24th all-time. Hawkins also added nine rebounds to tie Laura Harper for sixth all-time with 873 career rebounds.
Tierney Pfirman scored 11 points and grabbed a career-best eight rebounds. It is Pfirman's fourth double-digit scoring effort of the season.