March 28, 2012
Box Score |
No. 1 Notre Dame, 80, No. 2 Maryland 49,
March 27 (Raleigh Regional Final)
Team Records and Series Notes
Tonight's meeting was the first between Maryland and Notre Dame in the postseason. Maryland leads the all-time series 4-2.
Maryland is now 31-19 all-time in the NCAA Tournament and 3-5 in Elite 8 games.
Maryland Team Game Notes
Starting Lineup: Anjale Barrett, Alicia DeVaughn, Tianna Hawkins, Laurin Mincy, Alyssa Thomas.
The Terps turned Notre Dame over 17 times and scored 13 points of those turnovers.
Eight different Maryland players recorded a rebound led by Alyssa Thomas with six.
Three Terps scored in double figures. Alyssa Thomas finished with 17. Tianna Hawkins and Alicia DeVaughn tallied 10 points each.
Maryland Individual Game Notes
With 17 points, Alyssa Thomas passed Marissa Coleman (594) for eighth most in a season. Thomas totaled 601 points in the 2011-12 season.
Thomas' 17 points is her 31st double-figure scoring effort this season and her eighth in the past nine games.
Tianna Hawkins totaled 10 points for her 22nd double-figure scoring game of the year.
With five rebounds, Tianna Hawkins moved into third all-time for the most rebounds in a single season with 527. Hawkins passed Demauria Liles (325) and Crystal Langhorne (325).
Alicia DeVaughn scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds. It is DeVaughn's most points in eight games when she scored 14 against North Carolina and her seventh double-figure scoring game of the season.
- TERPS -