Alyssa Thomas had 29 points and 13 rebounds, and Maryland spoiled Quinnipiac’s debut in the NCAA women’s tournament by pulling away to a 72-52 victory Saturday.
In its first foray into the NCAA women’s tournament, Quinnipiac didn’t take a bus trip south from Connecticut just to practice in a huge arena and serve as fodder for the home team.
Shivaughn Wiggins led Mount St. Mary’s with 17 points as they held on to beat Quinnipiac 77-73 Wednesday night in Northeast Conference play.
James Johnson scored 18 points as Quinnipiac got off to a fast start in a 78-54 win over Navy on Saturday.
Justin Rutty scored 22 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead Quinnipiac over Mount St. Mary’s (Md.) 78-59 on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Northeast Conference tournament.
Shawn Atupem had 17 points, six rebounds and six steals as Mount St. Mary’s beat Quinnipiac 72-63 on Saturday night.