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Thomas, No. 9 Maryland women defeat Miami, 67-52

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Alyssa Thomas scored 18 points to lead No. 9 Maryland to a 67-52 win over Miami on Thursday night.

The Terrapins started the game on a 10-0 run and never trailed in their first victory at Miami since 2009.

The Hurricanes overcame the early double-digit deficit and tied it at 21-21 on Maria Brown's 3-point play with 6:35 remaining in the first half.

Maryland (20-4, 8-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) outscored Miami 15-6 in the final 4:55 of the half. Malina Howard's layup with 3 seconds remaining gave the Terrapins a 36-27 lead at the break.

Brionna Jones' layup with 12:53 remaining in the second half gave Maryland its first 20-point lead, 51-31.

The Hurricanes (12-12, 4-7) got no closer than 62-47 after Caprice Dennis' jumper with 2:46 left.

Adrienne Motley scored 12 points for the Hurricanes, who have lost five of their last six.

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