No. 6 Maryland women beat Rutgers 73-59

Rutgers guard Briyona Canty (4) shoots over Maryland defenders, guard Kiara Leslie (2) and forward Brianna Fraser (34) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 22 points and Brionna Jones added 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 6 Maryland to a 73-59 win over Rutgers on Sunday.

Maryland (24-3, 13-2 Big Ten) trailed by one after the first quarter, but outscored the Scarlet Knights 20-8 in the second quarter to take control of the game. The Terrapins hit three straight 3-pointers to build a 34-21 lead at the half.

Brene Mosely got the period started with a 3 and then assisted on Kristen Confroy's three at 7:34 to give Maryland a 19-13 lead. Walker-Kimbrough hit a three with 5:38 left in the half to give Maryland a 22-17 advantage.

Kahleah Copper had 23 points for Rutgers (16-12, 7-9). Tyler Sciafe added 11 points for the Scarlet Knights.