The No. 8 Maryland women's basketball team kept up with top-ranked Connecticut on Friday night, but for only so long.
After tying the game 43-43 with 18:50 left in the second half, Maryland all but ran out of steam against the defending national champion Huskies. The Terps would score only 12 points more, fading late in a 72-55 loss at Comcast Center.
UConn's Breanna Stewart led all scorers with 26 points on 9-for-16 shooting. Her all-around attack — three 3-pointers to go with six offensive rebounds — kept the Huskies (3-0) ahead for good.
"It's a missed opportunity for us," Maryland coach Brenda Frese...