The third-ranked Maryland women's basketball team, at least everyone except Brionna Jones, needed to get deep into the second quarter before getting settled in on Wednesday night against Penn State.
By then, Jones was well on her way to a scoring performance matched by only one other player in the program's storied history.
The senior center from Aberdeen's 42 points in an 89-83 victory tied Marissa Coleman's single-game school record set on March 28, 2009, against Vanderbilt in a 78-74 win. Jones made 15 of 19 shots and collected a game-high 14 rebounds to help Maryland hold off several late bids from the Lady Lions at Xfinity Center.
“Coach [Brenda Frese]...