Posted November 21, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Associated Press Tianna Hawkins had 25 points and nine rebounds, Malina Howard added 17 points, and Alicia DeVaughn had 14 to help No. 10 Maryland beat American 94-54 on Wednesday. It was the first game for Maryland (3-1) since a 50-49 loss at St. Joseph's on Saturday. Maryland started freshman Chloe Pavlech at point guard for the first time and she responded with eight assists. Gelesia George had a career-high 13 points for American. Jen Dumiak, who averaged 20.5 points in the Eagles' first two games, had nine. The Eagles had 21 turnovers, eight in the first 9 minutes. Maryland had a 10-0 run to take a 20-6 lead. The Terrapins led 47-21 at the half, with Hawkins scoring 15 points, and had a 43-point edge at 92-49 with 3:24 to play. The Terps don't play again for a week, but have a difficult two-game stretch. They visit No. 23 Nebraska in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Nov. 28, and play No. 2 Connecticut in Hartford, Conn., on Dec. 3 before starting ACC play on Dec...
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