Top 25 Capsules

Updated: December 3, 2012, 10:11 PM ET
Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Stefanie Dolson scored 14 points and Breanna Stewart added 13 to lead No. 2 Connecticut 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.

Tianna Hawkins scored 14 points and freshman Chloe Pavlech added a season-high 10 to lead the Terrapins (4-2), who had a season-high 26 turnovers, 10 above their season average.

UConn continued its domination of ACC opponents, winning its 20th straight over ACC teams, winning by an average of 28.0 points.

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No. 23 MIAMI 68, ALCORN ST. 53

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- Suriya McGuire scored a career-high 13 points and Stefanie Yderstrom added 10 to help Miami rally and pull away.

Alcorn State (0-6) took a 16-7 lead but Miami cut the deficit to 31-28 with 3:45 left in the half. The Hurricanes outscored the Braves 8-1 over the final 3 minutes to take a 36-32 halftime lead.

The Hurricanes (6-1) outscored Alcorn State 32-21 in the second half.

Carolinsia Crumbly led Alcorn State with 13 points.


Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press

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