No. 2 UConn women beat No. 9 Maryland 63-48
Hartford — Stefanie Dolson scored 14 points and Breanna Stewart added 13 to lead No. 2 UConn 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.
Maryland, which had a season-high 26 turnovers couldn't get within single digits the rest of the way.
Tianna Hawkins scored 14 points and freshman Chloe Pavlech added a season-high 10 to lead the Terrapins (4-2).
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