Maryland men win

women lose

December 07, 2008

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Landon Milbourne scored a career-high 20 points and Maryland cruised to a 76-53 win over George Washington on Sunday night.

Greivis Vasquez added 17 points and 11 rebounds for Maryland in the BB&T Classic.

Adrian Bowie had 17 points and Eric Hayes had 13 for Maryland (6-2).

Maryland took control about four minutes into the game when Eric Hayes hit a 3-pointer on three-straight possessions in a span of 36 seconds to give the Terrapins a 13-4 lead. George Washington (3-2) had no answer as Maryland pushed the lead to 45-26 at halftime.

Maryland was 7-for-12 on 3-pointers in the first half, and finished 9-for-19. George Washington struggled from long range, making 4 of 15 3-pointers.

George Washington shot 30.8 (20 of 65) percent, its lowest mark and the lowest of any Maryland opponent this season. Maryland shot 42.9 (27 of 63) percent.


Maryland women
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Shavonte Zellous scored 20 of her 26 points in the second half to lead No. 24 Pittsburgh to an 86-57 upset of No. 8 Maryland on Sunday.

Xenia Stewart had 22 points, Shayla Scott added 13 and Taneisha Harrison had a career-high 12 assists for Pittsburgh (6-1), which won its sixth straight and beat a top 10 opponent for the second time in school history.

Kristi Toliver scored 12 points and Lynetta Kizer had 10 for Maryland (7-2), which committed 22 turnovers in losing for the first time since a season-opening defeat at Texas Christian.

Pittsburgh scored the first six points of the second half behind a free throw from Harrison, a basket from Pepper Wilson, and a 3-pointer from Zellous for a 45-32 lead.

The Panthers led by no fewer than 10 points the rest of the game.

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