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State basketball roundup (Nov. 16): Jones, Small pace Maryland women

State basketball roundup (Nov. 16): Jones, Small pace Maryland women

Stephanie Jones (Aberdeen) had a career-high 21 points and nine rebounds, Ieshia Small added a career-best 18 points, and No. 15 Maryland beat visiting Niagara, 92-65, on Thursday.

Jones was 8-for-10 from the field, and Small also missed just two shots as Maryland shot 57 percent.

Maryland led by only six points at halftime but shot 83 percent in the third quarter to extend its lead to 65-48. The Terps cruised in the fourth, outscoring the Purple Eagles by 10.

Kaila Charles added 17 points for Maryland (2-1), and Blair Watson scored 11 of her 13 points in the first half. Charles had a team-high 11 points before...

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