Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 24 points, Laurin Mincy added 22 and the No. 14 Maryland women's basketball team used a big second half Saturday to beat 12th-ranked Nebraska, 75-47.

The visiting Terps (11-2, 2-0 Big Ten) had more points in the second half (48) than the Cornhuskers (10-3, 0-2) scored in the game.


Walker-Kimbrough was 10-for-13 from the field with nine rebounds, and Mincy was 3-for-6 from 3-point range.

"I thought Shatori really helped us in the first half when we were trying to find our groove," Maryland coach Brenda Frese said. "I thought Nebraska came out really strong and aggressive. I thought the difference from the first half to the second half was our defense and our rebounding."

The Terps took the lead for good with a 13-2 run to open the second half. The Cornhuskers closed within 46-38 before Maryland stretched the lead to 64-42 with an 18-4 run. Mincy had a three-point play and two 3-pointers during that stretch and scored 20 of her 22 points in the second half.

The game was tied at 27 at halftime. Tear'a Laudermill and Rachel Theriot scored 12 each to lead the Cornhuskers, who had a four-point lead in the first half.

Navy 65, Lafayette 52: The host Mids (7-6, 1-1 Patriot League) were in control from start to finish, leading by as many as 15 points to beat the Leopards (8-5, 1-1).

Taylor Dunham finished with 15 points for Navy.

Army 55, Loyola Maryland 44: The host Greyhounds (3-10, 1-1 Patriot League) outscored the Black Knights (9-3, 1-1) 28-24 in the second half, but it was not enough to overcome a 15-point halftime deficit.

Loyola's Colleen Marshall and Army's Kelsey Minato each scored a game-high 20 points.

Robert Morris 66, Mount St.Mary's 44: The visiting Mount (2-10, 0-1 Northeast Conference) turned the ball over 18 times and fell behind 28-19 at halftime.

Megan Smith and Anna Stamolamprou combined to score 21 points, 11 and 10, respectively, for the Colonials (3-9, 1-0). Kathleen Belanger-Finn scored 11 points for the Mount.


Navy 69, Lafayette 65: Brandon Venturini had 16 points, six rebounds and five steals to lead the visiting Midshipmen 6-8, 2-0 Patriot League) over the Leopards (9-4, 1-1).

Worth Smith scored 15 points and had seven rebounds, and Tilman Dunbar added 15 points on 6-for-9 shooting as Navy shot 50 percent from the field.

Akron 79, Coppin State 62: Sterling Smith scored 16 points but the visiting Eagles (1-14) fell to the Zips (9-4).


The teams traded leads five times before Akron's Aaron Jackson made a layup to spark a 9-0 run for a 22-15 first-half lead.

James Madison 61, Towson 52: Jackson Kent scored 15 points and Yohanny Dalembert had 14 as the host Dukes (8-6) beat the Tigers (7-7) in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams.

Army 77, Loyola Maryland 53: Kyle Wilson scored 21 points and had six rebounds to lead the visiting Black Knights (10-3, 1-1 Patriot League) past the Greyhounds (4-9, 0-2).

Tyler Hubbard led Loyola with 14 points.

Robert Morris 70, Mount St.Mary's 45: Lucky Jones scored 17 points, and Marcquise Reed and Rodney Pryor added 12 each to lead the Colonials past a cold-shooting Mount.

Friday's men

California State Northridge 78, Morgan State 62: Stephan Hicks scored 22 points and Stephen Maxwell added 20 as the host Matadors (4-11) beat the Bears (2-13).

Donte Pretlow (Dunbar) had a career-high 16 points for Morgan State.



Goucher 76, OT


CSU-Northridge 78,

Morgan St. 62

Blue Jay Invitational

Randolph 55

Kenyon 45



12 Maryland 70,

Minnesota 58

Akron 79, Coppin St. 62

Albright 59, Stevenson 58

Army 77, Loyola Md. 53

Bowie St. 85, J.C. Smith 80

JMU 61, Towson 52

Navy 69, Lafayette 65

Robert Morris 70,

Mt. St. Mary's 45

Salisbury 82, S'rn Va. 58

St. Mary's 85,

PSU-Harrisburg 65

Frostburg St. at

Wesley, ppd.

Blue Jay Invitational

(at Johns Hopkins)

1st: J. Hopkins 82, Hood 73

3rd: Randolph 74, Kenyon 60


Red Robin Holiday


(at De Sales)

De Sales 72,

Elizabethtown 69, 2OT

McDaniel 66, N.J. City 52


14 Maryland 75,

12 Nebraska 47

Army 55, Loyola Md. 44

Eastern Mennonite 72,

Washington C. 47

Goucher 50, Roanoke 47

J.C. Smith 71, Bowie St. 57

McDaniel 71, Hollins 50

Navy 65, Lafayette 52

Robert Morris 66,

Mt. St. Mary's 44

Salisbury 83,

Southern Virginia 61

St. Mary's 69,

PSU-Harrisburg 52

Stevenson 57, Albright 55

Frostburg St. at

Wesley, ppd.



Frostburg St. at Wesley, 3

Red Robin Holiday


(at De Sales)

1st: McDaniel at De Sales, 4

3rd: N.J. City vs. E'town, 2



Frostburg St. at Wesley, 1

Brown at Morgan State, 2

Towson at J. Madison, 2

Days Inn Tournament

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