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No. 12 Maryland Beats North Carolina State 88-59

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(Credit: AP)

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Lynetta Kizer had 22 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 12 Maryland used a strong second half to defeat North Carolina State 88-59 on Sunday. 

The Terrapins (20-3, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) trailed by 12 with just over 13 minutes elapsed and 39-36 at halftime before storming back to extend their winning streak to seven. The victory gave Maryland its seventh consecutive 20-win season under coach Brenda Frese. 

After taking a 55-50 lead, the Terrapins reeled off 21 straight points to turn the game into a rout. Maryland outscored the Wolfpack 52-20 over the final 20 minutes. 

Kizer scored 18 points in the second half to complete her sixth double-double of the season. Kim Rodgers finished with 14 points and Diandra Tchatchouang had 11. 

Myisha Goodwin-Coleman scored 14 for the Wolfpack (10-13, 1-7), who were outrebounded 51-28. 

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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