Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas spent much of the Terrapins’ season opener on Friday on the bench in foul trouble, a byproduct of the NCAA’s new hand-checking rules.
Longtime Baltimore sportswriter Dave Ginsburg joins Bob Haynie to talk about various sports topics.
Alyssa Thomas had 27 points and 13 rebounds and No. 7 Maryland used a 26-3 run spanning the halves to blow open a close game and beat Virginia 73-44 on Sunday.
Tianna Hawkins and Alyssa Thomas each scored 23 points and No. 7 Maryland held on to beat pesky Wake Forest 73-63 on Friday night.
Alyssa Thomas had a triple double with 11 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists to lead No. 9 Maryland to a 90-40 victory over George Mason on Saturday night.
Alyssa Thomas scored 25 points and Tianna Hawkins scored 21 to lead No. 11 Maryland to a 90-71 win over No. 21 Nebraska Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
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.
Georgia Tech came up empty on a series of late possessions and tournament MVP Alyssa Thomas scored 29 points to lead No. 6 Maryland to a 68-65 victory in the ACC title game.