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No. 19 Maryland women’s basketball forces 30 turnovers in 70-52 win over Davidson

COLLEGE PARK — Diamond Miller scored 19 points with six assists and four steals, Abby Meyers added 14 points and No. 19 Maryland beat Davidson, 70-52, on Wednesday.

Maryland’s defense held Davidson to 38.2% shooting and forced 30 turnovers it used to score 16 points. Shyanne Sellers had five of the Terps’ 18 steals to go with her 11 points.

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Faith Masonius added 12 points and Brinae Alexander grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds for Maryland (3-1). Meyers, a transfer from Princeton, crossed the 1,000-point threshold for her career.

Maryland used an 8-0 run and a three-minute scoring drought by Davidson in the second quarter to push its lead to 29-19 at halftime. Miller had 10 points at the break. The Terps stretched their lead to 17 in the third quarter after Davidson went without a field goal for over six minutes.

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Elle Sutphin had 12 points and eight rebounds for Davidson (1-2), which also lost to Duke, 60-37, on Saturday. Mallorie Haines also scored 12 and Suzi-Rose Deegan added 10 points.

Maryland heads into a showdown with No. 17 Baylor on Sunday.


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