7:00 PM ET, January 25, 2009
Toliver leads 13-0 second-half run to push Maryland past North Carolina
COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- After Marissa Coleman provided the spark for Maryland (No. 13 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) in the first half, Kristi Toliver took over during the final 20 minutes.The two were too much for North Carolina (No. 3 ESPN/USA Today, No. 2 AP), now mired in its worst losing streak in seven years after falling 77-71 Sunday night.
• Maryland went on a 13-0 run in the second half to take a 12 point lead with 14:24 remaining in the game.
• UNC has not lost three games in a row since Jan. 17-24, 2002.
• Seniors Marissa Coleman and Kristi Toliver balanced the scoring load with Coleman scoring 18 points in the first half and Toliver adding 18 in the second.
• Maryland extended its home-court winning streak to 29 games.
-- The Associated Press
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||30-72 (.417)||24-64 (.375)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-18 (.333)||9-17 (.529)|
|FT Made-Attempted||5-9 (.556)||20-28 (.714)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||23 (0/0)||9 (0/0)|