Terps women rout Howard, 79-51

Kizer sprains ankle

November 28, 2009|By Sports Digest

Freshman Tianna Hawkins had 17 points and 11 rebounds, and Maryland beat Howard, 79-51, despite playing the second half without leading scorer and rebounder Lynetta Kizer, who left with a sprained left ankle. Kizer was injured with 1:21 left in the first half. The 6-foot-4 sophomore fell to the floor near the foul line and groaned in agony before being helped from the court. Kizer, who came in averaging 16.4 points and 8.2 rebounds, returned to the bench in the second half with the aid of a crutch and with her foot in a boot. Lori Bjork scored 16 points and Diandra Tchatchouang had 14 for the Terrapins (5-1), who extended their home winning streak to 41 games. Zykia Brown led Howard (1-4) with 18 points, and Saadia Doyle had 16 points and 12 rebounds.

Troy 60, Morgan State 54: Corin Adams scored 18 points, but the Bears (2-3) fell to the Trojans (3-1) in the first game of the Georgia State Thanksgiving Holiday Tournament in Atlanta. Brittany Dodson added nine points and five steals in the loss. Donette McNair led Troy with 19 points and 19 rebounds, and Brittnie Davis scored 13.

Texas-San Antonio 68, Navy 57: The visiting Midshipmen (5-2) held a 31-21 halftime lead but were outscored 48-26 in the second half of a loss to the Roadrunners (3-2).

Eastern Kentucky 54, Towson 50: Shanae Baker-Brice scored 24, but the Tigers lost to the Lady Colonels at the Lady Pirate Invitational in Greenville, N.C.

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