North Carolina State
Alyssa Thomas looked as if she was on her way to a big scoring performance for No. 8 Maryland, only to see No. 18 North Carolina State throw a different defensive scheme at her.
North Carolina State proved it can win without star scorer T.J. Warren in a 65-56 win over Maryland.
C.J. Brown put Maryland on his back and carried the Terrapins right out of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
North Carolina State played excellent defense, never let down after falling into an early hole and staged a fine comeback in the second half.
A potentially redemptive season for Maryland took a bizarre turn and ended up being a disappointing wreck.
North Carolina State didn’t quit on the season when things looked bleakest. The Wolfpack refused to give up on the finale, either.
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.