For the better part of three quarters, Michigan was every bit as good as No. 3 Maryland. Then, after gaining momentum from a buzzer-beating shot, the Terrapins showed why they're the only unbeaten team in Big Ten play. Brionna Jones had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and Maryland (18-1, 6-0) pulled away in the fourth quarter to secure an 83-70 victory Thursday night.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Lexie Brown was 10 of 16 from the field and scored 29 points to help No. 15 Duke beat No. 17 Virginia Tech 84-59 on Thursday night. It was the first time since Jan. 9, 2005 Duke and VT faced off as ranked teams. Duke, which led by
Iowa State coach Bill Fennelly was ready to go ahead and play his team's second scheduled game against second-ranked Baylor. Nina Davis scored 17 points, Kalani Brown had 16 and the Lady Bears won their 16th consecutive game in a surprisingly-low scoring contest. In a game matching the Big 12's two highest-scoring teams, Baylor (18-1, 7-0 Big 12) was held nearly 25 points below its national-best 92.6 per-game average.