In a different league

Terps' Coleman, Toliver named to All-ACC first team

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March 03, 2009|By From Sun staff and news services

Maryland seniors Marissa Coleman and Kristi Toliver headlined the All-Atlantic Coast Conference first team announced yesterday.

Joining them on the first team were Virginia forward Lyndra Littles, Virginia guard Monica Wright and Duke center Chante Black.

Toliver, a guard, was the only repeat selection, and her 18-point average ranks second in the ACC. Coleman, a guard-forward, ranks fourth in the ACC with 17 points per game and seventh with nearly eight rebounds per game.

Loyola:: Sophomore guard Jamal Barney (Southwestern) was named to the All-Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference second team and freshman forward Anthony Winbush was named to the All-MAAC rookie team.

Navy:: Senior guard Kaleo Kina and junior guard Chris Harris were named to the All-Patriot League team.

Polls:: The Connecticut men returned to No. 1 in the Associated Press poll after one week out of the top spot. ... The Maryland women moved to No. 4 from No. 5.

On the court

No. 1 Connecticut women 69, Rutgers 59:: Renee Montgomery scored 23 points and the Huskies beat the host Scarlet Knights (18-11, 9-7 Big East) to finish off the fifth undefeated regular season in program history. UConn (30-0, 16-0) became the first team since Duke in 2006-07 to finish the regular season unblemished.

No. 7 Louisville women 66, Marquette 61:: Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances) scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the visiting Cardinals (27-3, 14-2 Big East) past the Golden Eagles (16-14, 7-9).

Mount St. Mary's women 71, Bryant 68: : Brianna Gauthier (Severna Park) scored a career-high 32 points in her final game at Knott Arena to lead the host Mount (14-15) past the Bulldogs (11-18).

No. 11 Villanova men 77, Notre Dame 60:: Scottie Reynolds scored 23 points and the visiting Wildcats (24-6, 12-5 Big East) beat the Irish (16-13, 7-10).

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