Alyssa Thomas scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in her final home game as No. 9 Maryland defeated Virginia Tech 87-48 on Sunday.
Brenda Frese had a choice: Fly to Argentina to watch several of the nation’s best high school basketball players, or take a 30-minute drive to check out a relatively unknown teenager named Alyssa Thomas.
Maryland coach Brenda Frese broke into a wide smile when she was asked about Alyssa Thomas climbing the school’s all-time scoring charts. It’s a smile that will likely turn even wider as Thomas moves closer to becoming No. 1 on the list.
No. 4 Syracuse blew most of a 12-point lead in the last 8 minutes and used one final defensive stop to squeeze past Maryland 57-55 on Monday night and end a two-game losing streak.
As the ACC tournament approaches, Maryland coach Brenda Frese likes how her team is playing defensively.
As a parting gift to Maryland, the Atlantic Coast Conference left the Terrapins’ home schedule devoid of games against North Carolina or Duke.
Alyssa Thomas kept passing the ball to Katie Rutan, who repeatedly knocked down shots from beyond the arc.
Nick Faust scored a career-high 20 points, and Maryland defeated Wake Forest 71-60 Tuesday night to extend the Demon Deacons’ losing streak to six games.
Alexis Jones had 22 points, including a career-high five 3-pointers, and No. 7 Duke beat No. 8 Maryland 84-63 on Monday night.
Miami couldn’t overcome Maryland’s size advantage and dropped further in the Atlantic Coast Conference standings.
Joe Harris scored 19 points and No. 17 Virginia stretched its winning streak to eight games by beating Maryland 61-53 on Monday night in the Terrapins’ last visit as an ACC rival.
Alyssa Thomas had 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists as No. 10 Maryland breezed past Clemson 95-43 Sunday to extend its winning streak over the Tigers to 14 games.