Katie Rutan had 24 points and Alyssa Thomas had 22 as No. 8 Maryland used a strong first-half performance to beat visiting Florida State, 87-77, Thursday night.
The Terps (21-5, 9-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) took the lead for good after 1:57 elapsed and outscored the Seminoles (17-9, 5-8) by 53-35 in the first half. Maryland increased its lead to a game-high 22 points on a 3-pointer by Lexi Brown with 17:34 remaining in the game.
Towson 75, William & Mary 69: LaTorri Hines-Allen scored a game-high 24 points and the host Tigers (12-14, 6-7 Colonial Athletic Association) beat the Tribe (6-18, 3-9) and ended a three-game losing streak.