RALEIGH, N.C. – Freshman Lexie Brown added a career-high 20 points, while senior Alyssa Thomas added 18 points and nine rebounds, but No. 8 Maryland women’s basketball fell behind late in the second half to get edged at No. 18 North Carolina State, 72-63.
Maryland (16-4, 4-3 ACC) led 53-44 with 12:21 to play, then a layup by NC State’s Kody Burke sparked a 28-10 run to close the game.
NC State (19-3, 6-2) started the game off with a 6-0 lead less than two minutes in. The Terrapins responded with a 22-6 run, jumpstarted by Brown’s two threes. Thomas added 10 consecutive points herself in the run as the Terps led by 10 with 11 minutes left in the half.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Senior Alyssa Thomas led No. 6 Maryland with 27 points and 10 rebounds, but the Terrapins were outscored in the second half to fall 86-72 at Virginia Thursday. The senior became the fourth Terp to hit 2,000 points during Thursday’s matchup.
POTOMAC – Bullis has hired Clinton Perrow to take over the girls basketball program at the Montgomery County private school.
Perrow replaces Rod Hairston who resigned earlier this summer to take over the girls basketball program at Pallotti in Prince George’s County.