No. 10 Maryland 85, Boston College 62

Associated Press  |  Last updated February 03, 2013
Tianna Hawkins scored 26 points and Alyssa Thomas had 24 points to help No. 10 Maryland beat Boston College 85-62 Sunday. Thomas added 12 rebounds for her 13th double-double of the season and the 32nd of her career to help Maryland stay unbeaten in 12 home games this season. The Terrapins have won eight straight. Kristen Doherty led Boston College (9-12, 3-7) with 18 points before fouling out with 5:43 to play. Kerri Shields added 14 for the Eagles. Thomas became the 16th player in the program's history to score 1,400 points. The junior now has 1,405 points in her career. Hawkins has scored in double figures in 19 straight games and 20 of 21 games this season. Alicia DeVaughn had 13 points and nine rebounds for Maryland and Katie Rutan and Malina Howard each added 10 points for the Terps, who shot 50 percent from the floor despite making just 3 of 14 3-pointers. The Eagles shot 39.1 percent for the game. Boston College had an 11- 0 run in the first half that put the Terps behind by eight as Shields tied the game, then the Eagles scored off three straight long-range jumpers by Nicole Boudreau. By Doherty , then again by Doherty. The Terps came back with four straight baskets by Thomas, Howard, Thomas again and the tying basket by Hawkins. Rutan made a 3-pointer put the Terps ahead for good, 18-15.
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