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 Delaware (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, No. 19 AP) 85-76 on Thursday night.
Alexis Rack scored a career-high 43 points and led a defensive effort that forced 28 turnovers to lead Mississippi State (Unranked ESPN/USA Today, No. 25 AP) to a 84-55 win over Maryland (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, Unranked AP).