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Maryland beats St. John's to win Terrapin Classic

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Diandra Tchatchouang scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half, and Maryland (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) beat No. 17 St. John's 66-60 on Wednesday to win the Terrapin Classic.

Junior Lynetta Kizer scored 13 points to go over 1,000 in her career for the Terrapins (12-1), who never trailed in their 11th straight victory.

Eugeneia McPherson scored 25 and Da'Shena Stevens added 15 for St. John's (12-2), which was playing a ranked team for the first time this year. Maryland ended the Red Storm's 11-game winning streak.

St. John's became the first team to outrebound Maryland this season, 37-35.

The Red Storm made just two of their first 16 field goal attempts but never trailed by more than seven in the first half.

A 3-pointer by Anjale Barrett gave Maryland a 56-40 lead but Shenneika Smith made a 3 with 2:07 to pull the Red Storm within seven.