Eleventh-ranked Maryland must play the remainder of the season without junior guard Laurin Mincy, who tore a knee ligament in Wednesday’s win over Nebraska.
After proving it can excel in a tight contest, coach Brenda Frese’s Maryland team also showed it can avoid the hangover.
Laurin Mincy’s hot shooting helped Maryland put away Florida International.
Virginia Tech dared No. 15 Maryland to shoot from the outside, and Laurin Mincy was only too happy to oblige.