GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Maryland 88, Villanova 67

(AP Photo/Gail Burton)

By RICH DUBROFF
Associated Press

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Angel Reese scored a career-high 23 points and Mimi Collins added 17 and had eight rebounds as No. 4 Maryland rolled to a 88-67 win over Villanova.

It was the second straight decisive win for the Terrapins (2-0), who beat Longwood by 30 in their opener on Tuesday. Six Maryland players scored in double figures, Reese and Collins included.

But the Terrapins again were without Diamond Miller (right knee soreness), the first team All-Big Ten guard.

The Wildcats (0-2), who lost by 17 to Princeton in their first game Wednesday, were led by Brianna Herlihy with 16 and Lior Garzon with 15.

Maryland broke the game open by outscoring Villanova 26-13 in the second quarter, shooting 66.7% (10 for 15) and holding the Wildcats scoreless for about four minutes.

In the third quarter, the Terrapins scored 20 straight points as they held Villanova scoreless for almost six minutes and built a 69-37 lead.

Villanova did not attempt a free throw until the fourth quarter.






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