Laurin Mincy scored a career-high 25 points, Alyssa Thomas had 23, and No. 5 Maryland used a strong second half to defeat previously unbeaten and 19th-ranked Delaware, 85-76, on Thursday night in College Park, Md.
The Terrapins (13-0) trailed by 44-41 before Mincy scored nine points in a 15-2 run that put Maryland ahead by 10 with 13 minutes, 51 seconds left. After the Blue Hens closed to 56-50, Anjale Barrett contributed the final seven points to a 9-2 spurt that upped the margin to 13.
Elena Delle Donne scored 32 for the Blue Hens (10-1), who were seeking to improve on the best start in school history. Delaware is 0-10 all-time against Maryland and 3-28 against ranked opponents.
Lafayette 64, East Carolina 57 - Emily Homan scored 26 points to lead Lafayette (5-8) past East Carolina in the second round of the Terrapin Classic.
La Salle 60, Dartmouth 47 - La Salle raced out to an early 9-0 lead just over a minute into the game and never trailed as the Explorers topped host Dartmouth in the opening game of the Blue Sky Classic in Hanover, N.H.