Nov. 21, 2012
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#10 Maryland vs. American
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012
College Park, Md. (Comcast Center)
FINAL SCORE: No. 10 Maryland 94, American 54
Team Records and Series Notes
Maryland improved to 13-1 all-time against American and now has won nine straight in the series.
The Terps have won all 10 meetings against the Eagles in College Park and are 2-0 at the Comcast Center.
Maryland continued its strong play in non-conference action at Comcast Center. The Terps are 92-5 all-time.
Up Next: at Nebraska, Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 8 p.m.
Team Game Notes
Starting line-up: Alicia DeVaughn, Tianna Hawkins, Laurin Mincy, Chloe Pavlech, Alyssa Thomas
After three games with Katie Rutan in the starting lineup, Chloe Pavlech earned the starting nod for the first time this season.
Maryland continued to assert its dominance on the boards. The Terps outrebounded the Eagles by a 45-19 margin. Maryland is now outrebounding its opponents this season by a margin of +28.0. The Terrapins did a lot of their work on the offensive glass outrebounding the Eagles 20-6.
The Terps scored a season-high 65 points in the paint and have now outscored their opponents 201-72 this season, for an average of 50.3-18.
Maryland converted a season-high 42.9 percent (6-of-14) of its 3-point attempts led by two from Katie Rutan.
For the first time this season, all nine Terps scored in the effort and for the second time four Terrapins scored in double figures.
Individual Game Notes
Tianna Hawkins finished with a game-high 25 points for her third double-figure scoring effort of the season. Hawkins is averaging 19.5 points per game so far this season.
Malina Howard had a personal-best 17 points on seven field goals, and tied a season high with seven rebounds.
Alicia DeVaughn finished two points shy of a career high with 14 points. It is DeVaughn's 14th career double-figure scoring effort and her third of the season. DeVaughn also recorded a block for the 46th time.
With nine rebounds, DeVaughn eclipsed the 400-career rebound plateau. The junior now has 406 career rebounds.