Jan. 26, 2012
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#8/7 Maryland vs. Virginia Tech
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012
College Park, Md. (Comcast Center)
FINAL SCORE: Virginia Tech 75, No. 8/7 Maryland 69
Team Records and Series Notes
Maryland still leads the all-time series, 8-6.
The loss snaps the Terps' six-game winning streak against the Hokies.
Up Next: vs. Boston College, Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. at Comcast Center
Team Game Notes
Starting line-up: Anjale Barrett, Alicia DeVaughn, Tianna Hawkins, Laurin Mincy, Kim Rodgers
It is the first time Maryland has utilized this lineup. The Terps had the same starting lineup for the first 20 games with Rodgers replacing an injured Alyssa Thomas tonight.
The Terps outrebounded the Hokies 36-35. Maryland has won the battle of the boards in 19-of-21 games this season, and dating back to last year has outrebounded its opponents in 48 of the last 54 games.
The Terps got 26 points off of the bench which is the most in conference play this season.
Maryland scored 36 of its 69 points in the paint. It is the 18th time this season the Terps have scored 30 or more points in the paint.
Maryland's defense held Virginia Tech to 20 points in the paint. The Terps have held opponents to 20 points or less in the paint in 13-of-21 games.
The Terps shot 52 percent from the field (13-25) in the first half. Maryland has shot 50 percent or better in the first half in 12-of-21 games.
Maryland's largest lead was eight points at the 15:58 mark of the second half.
Individual Game Notes
Lynetta Kizer notched her second double-double of the season and 30th of her career scoring 21 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to tie a season high.
Laurin Mincy scored 19 points and dished out five assists which is one shy of a career high. It is Mincy's fifth-highest point total this season and her 16th game in double figures.
Tianna Hawkins scored 18 points on seven-for-seven shooting and was perfect from the line (4-4). It is the second time this season Hawkins shot 100 percent from the field and the fourth time in the last five games Hawkins was perfect from the free throw line.