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Kizer gets 18, No. 8 Maryland women take 91-61 win

By Pete Iacobelli

Associated Press

Published: Thursday, Feb. 9 2012 7:06 p.m. MST

Clemson's Chelsea Lindsay, center, looks on after turning over the ball to Maryland's Alyssa Thomas, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, in Clemson, S.C.

Rainier Ehrhardt, Associated Press

CLEMSON, S.C. — Lynetta Kizer scored 18 points and No. 8 Maryland had six players in double-figure to win their 10th straight game over Clemson, 91-61, on Thursday night.

The Terrapins (21-3, 8-3 Atlantic Coast Conference), the ACC's highest scoring team, won their third third in a row this season and ran all over the Tigers (6-16, 2-9) at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Alicia DeVaughn scored 15, Alyssa Thomas and Tianna Hawkins had 14 each, Laurin Mincy 13 and Brene Moseley 10 as Maryland tied its highest ACC point total this season. The Terrapins also showed off some defense, forcing 25 turnovers off 14 steals.

Nikki Dixon had 17 points to lead the Tigers, but was just 4 of 14 from the field against Maryland's high-pressure defense.

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