Terps Fall to Huskies, 76-50

Maryland fell to top-seeded Connecticut, 76-50, Saturday in the Bridgeport regional semifinal.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - The fourth-seeded Maryland women's basketball team trailed by just nine points at halftime but the Huskies opened up the second half on a 9-0 run en route to a 76-50 victory on Saturday in the Bridgeport regional semifinals.

Alyssa Thomas had 13 points to lead Maryland. Tianna Hawkins and Choe Pavlech each had 11 points, while Alicia DeVaughn corralled a team-high 11 rebounds and scored nine points for the Terps.

Maryland hung with the Huskies in the first half, but UConn came out of the break to score nine unanswered points en route to an eighteen-point lead.

The Terrapins struggled to compete with Connecticut's depth as the Huskies bench outscored Maryland's, 25-0.

Breanna Stewart and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis each scored 17 points to lead the Huskies.

Despite the loss, Maryland was successful on the defensive end, holding Mosqueda-Lewis the nation's top three-point shooter, to just one-of-seven from beyond the arc.

Despite losing three players this season to ACL injuries, the Terrapins finished the year 26-8 and advanced to the program's 10th regional semifinal.

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