Owusu leads No. 12 Maryland past No. 23 Michigan State 93-87

Ashley Owusu and Chloe Bibby each and every scored 20 issues, Katie Benzan added 19 issues and No. 12 Maryland beat No. 23 Michigan State 93-87

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Ashley Owusu and Chloe Bibby each and every scored 20 issues, Katie Benzan added 19 issues and No. 12 Maryland beat No. 23 Michigan State 93-87 on Thursday.

Maryland led via as many as 13 issues early within the fourth quarter earlier than Michigan State minimize it to 83-81 with 1:46 left after a Nine-Zero run. Bibby responded with a three-point play, and Owusu, Benzan and Bibby mixed to make 7 of Eight unfastened throws within the ultimate 48 seconds to seal it.

Owusu, who additionally had 10 rebounds and 6 assists, made 10 of 12 unfastened throws because the Terrapins hit 33 of 38 (86.Eight%) in comparison to Michigan State’s Nine-of-14 efficiency. Bibby made all 9 of her makes an attempt and Benzan was once very best on six.

Diamond Miller scored 14 issues and Mimi Collins 13 for Maryland (Eight-1, Four-Zero Large Ten), which entered averaging 95.6 issues according to sport. Maryland trainer Brenda Frese gained her 494th sport at Maryland, simplest trailing Chris Weller (499) for many wins in program historical past.

Maryland continues to be with out famous person freshman Angel Reese, the No. 2 total recruit, after struggling a proper foot fracture in opposition to Towson on Dec. Three. She scored 20 issues, in 15 mins, in opposition to Davidson in her debut.

Nia Clouden scored a career-high 32 issues, achieving the 1,000-point membership, for Michigan State (Eight-1, Three-1), which was once going for its highest get started in program historical past. Clouden, a junior, was once 12 of 20 from the sector to succeed in 30 issues for the primary time in her profession.

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