Tianna Hawkins had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Alicia DeVaughn contributed 15 points and 11 boards, and No. 5 Maryland rolled to a season-opening 88-47 victory over crosstown-foe Mount St. Mary's on Friday night.
Pete Carril was working the room, shaking hands like he was running for office.
Three coaches whose careers were marked by longevity, loyalty and success have been chosen as this year's recipients for the Lapchick Character Award,
Shayla Scott scored a career-high 18 points and Pittsburgh (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 20 AP) got out to a 20-3 lead before holding off a late charge for a 57-47 win over Mount St. Mary's on Thursday.
Monica Wright scored 27 points Sunday to lead No. 17 Virginia to a 65-55 victory over Mount St. Mary's.
Crystal Langhorne scored a season-high 30 points, and No. 9 Maryland beat Mount St. Mary's 102-53 Sunday.
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