Laurin Mincy scored a career-high 25 points, Alyssa Thomas had 23, and No. 5 Maryland used a strong second half to defeat previously unbeaten and 19th-ranked Delaware 85-76 on Thursday night.
After proving it can excel in a tight contest, coach Brenda Frese’s Maryland team also showed it can avoid the hangover.
Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas is the Atlantic Coast Conference’s rookie of the year in women’s basketball.
Maryland’s young basketball team appears to have finally grown up.
Worried after two conference losses? Not Maryland, not in the least.
Alyssa Thomas scored 22 points to lead No. 18 Maryland to its 12th straight win, 74-60 over Saint Joseph’s on Sunday.