No. 8 Maryland beats George Washington 87-51

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Alyssa Thomas had 18 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 8 Maryland never trailed in an 87-51 rout of poor-shooting George Washington on Tuesday night.

Coming off a disappointing 17-point loss to top-ranked Connecticut, the Terrapins (3-1) dominated the first meeting between these crosstown schools since 2006.

Thomas had a double-double by halftime and fueled a 17-5 run that put Maryland up 42-22 at the break. Early in the second half, a follow-shot by Thomas capped an 8-0 spurt that made it 52-25 with 15:57 remaining.

Freshman Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 15 for the Terrapins, who finished with a 53-32 rebounding advantage and outscored the Colonials 19-7 at the foul line.

Megan Nipe led George Washington (2-1) with 13 points on 6-for-19 shooting.

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