College Basketball

State roundup: No. 9 Terps women beat South Florida

Sophomore Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 17 of her career-high 25 points in the first half Wednesday night to lead No. 9 Maryland to an 85-67 victory over South Florida.

Sophomore Lexie Brown added 15 points for host Maryland (3-0), and junior Malina Howard had her first career doubledouble with 11 points and 11 rebounds.


"A really solid win so early in the season, especially against a team that's going to be in the NCAA tournament," Terps coach Brenda Frese said. "I think they obviously really challenged us the entire game. Shatori was sensational and the team collectively just did a really nice job trying to make [Courtney Williams] work."

Williams scored 16 points for South Florida (2-1).


South Florida fell behind by double digits early, as the Terps started with a 9-0 run.

A pair of free throws by Brene Moseley in the closing seconds gave the Terps a 50-33 lead at halftime.

A 3-pointer by freshman Kristen Confroy gave the Terps a 75-53 lead with 7:35 left.

Another jumper by Howard gave the Terps an 81-63 margin with 2:26 remaining.

UMBC 78, Coppin State 65: Amanda Hagaman and Taylor McCarley each scored 15 points for the Retrievers in their victory over the visiting Eagles.

Coppin State (0-2) was ahead at halftime 40-36 but couldn't hold its lead. Taylor McCarley and Capree Garner each added 12 points for UMBC (3-0), almost matching the Eagles' second-half 25 points.

Georgetown 71, Loyola Maryland 44: Freshman Bri Betz-White and junior Diana Logan combined for over half of the visiting Greyhounds' points, as Loyola (0-3) fell to the Hoyas (2-1).

Seven of the visiting Greyhounds' first 13 points were scored from the free-throw line, including six straight during a three-minute span.


Loyola trailed 35-22 at the half.

Greyhound guard Diana Logan made two 3-pointers for the third straight game.

Loyola senior Steph Smith grabbed 10 rebounds.


Notre Dame 104, Coppin State 67: The host Fighting Irish opened with 14 straight points and never looked back on the way to a nonconference victory over the Eagles.

Forward Zach Auguste scored a game-high 21 points for the Irish (3-0), who had five players score in double figures in the first meeting between the teams.


Forward Arnold Fripp scored 14 points for Coppin State (0-3).

Notre Dame made 20 of 28 shots from the field in the first half as it opened a 53-23 halftime lead.

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UMES 53, Mount St.Mary's 41: Guard Devon Walker scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half to help the host Hawks hold off the Mountaineers.

Forward Dominique Elliott contributed eight points and seven rebounds, and forward Mike Myers added seven points and seven rebounds in a defensive struggle as UMES (1-2) beat Mount St. Mary's(0-2) for the second straight year.

Mountaineers guard Byron Ashe scored all nine of his points in the second half. Guard Junior Robinson had eight points and four assists.