Rodgers helps Maryland to 85-40 rout of Longwood

February 01, 2010|By Sports Digest

Sophomore Kim Rodgers tied her career high with 15 points on five first-half 3-pointers to help visiting Maryland (16-6) to an 85-40 nonconference win against host Longwood (5-17). Freshman Jackie Nared had her first career double double, with 11 points and career-high 11 rebounds; she added one assist, two steals and one block. Freshman Tianna Hawkins had eight points and 11 rebounds. Sophomore Lynetta Kizer scored 13 points, and senior Lori Bjork had 12. Maryland shot 54.8 percent from the field and 55.6 percent from 3-point range. The Terps will return home to host Atlantic Coast Conference foe Georgia Tech on Friday at 8:30 p.m.; the game will be televised on Comcast SportsNet.

More games: Morgan State (10-9, 6-1 MEAC) earned its season-best fifth straight win by rolling to a 70-55 victory over host Norfolk State (3-13, 0-7). The Bears' Corin Adams scored 19 points and added seven rebounds, three assists and three steals; she's tied for the school's career steals lead with 355. ... Ta'Wuana Cook scored 12 of her 17 points in the second half and North Carolina A&T (13-7, 7-0 MEAC) earned a 79-56 win over visiting Coppin State (7-11, 3-4 MEAC), which got 12 points from Jeanine Manley. ... Host James Madison scored 17 of the game's first 19 points and rolled to a 67-35 win over Towson (9-11, 3-6) in the Colonial Athletic Association. "I thought James Madison came to play today and we didn't," Tigers coach Joe Mathews said. "I'm concerned with our missed shots today, and we need to address that." Towson's Katrina Wheeler finished with 11 points.

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