No. 4 Maryland women beat Minnesota to reach Big Ten semis
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Shatori Walker-Kimbrough made six 3-pointers and scored 28 points as No. 4 Maryland advanced to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals with a 92-80 victory over Minnesota on Friday.
Kaila Charles added 15 points and Brionna Jones had 14 points and 13 rebounds for Maryland (27-2), which hit 11 3-pointers and scored 28 points off 19 Gophers turnovers.
Destiny Slocum scored 13 for the Terrapins, who will play Michigan or Michigan State in the next round Saturday.
Gadiva Hubbard had 28 points and Carlie Wagner scored 21 for Minnesota (15-15).
Minnesota’s bench outscored Maryland’s reserves 41-15, but the Terps shot 52 percent from the floor while Minnesota finished at 44 percent.
Minnesota’s only lead was 4-0 in the first quarter before a 14-2 run gave Maryland the lead for good.