Monday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Games played Dec. 3, 2012
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Stefanie Dolson scored 14 points and Breanna Stewart added 13 to lead No. 2 Connecticut to a 63-48 victory over No. 9 Maryland on Monday night in the Jimmy V Classic.
Kelly Faris added eight points, eight steals, seven rebounds and seven assists for the Huskies (7-0). She helped hold Maryland All-America Alyssa Thomas to just six points. Trailing by 13 at halftime, Maryland whittled its deficit down to seven before UConn scored eight straight points, including a 3-pointer by Brianna Banks and a three-point play by Bria Hartley. Kiah Stokes capped the run with a lay-in midway through the second half.
Tianna Hawkins scored 14 points and freshman Chloe Pavlech added a season-high 10 to lead the Terrapins (4-2), who had a season-high 26 turnovers, 10 above their season average.
UConn continued its domination of ACC opponents, winning its 20th straight over ACC teams, winning by an average of 28.0 points.
No. 23 MIAMI 68, ALCORN ST. 53
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Suriya McGuire scored a career-high 13 points and Stefanie Yderstrom added 10 to help Miami rally and pull away.
Alcorn State (0-6) took a 16-7 lead but Miami cut the deficit to 31-28 with 3:45 left in the half. The Hurricanes outscored the Braves 8-1 over the final 3 minutes to take a 36-32 halftime lead.
The Hurricanes (6-1) outscored Alcorn State 32-21 in the second half.
Carolinsia Crumbly led Alcorn State with 13 points.