No. 8 Maryland cruises past Florida State

By The Sports Network
February 21, 2014 - 12:03am

College Park, MD ( - Katie Rutan and Alyssa Thomas led
eighth-ranked Maryland to an 87-77 victory over Florida State on Thursday.

Rutan and Thomas scored 24 and 22, respectively, while the latter added 12 rebounds for the Terrapins (21-5, 8-4 ACC), who have won five of their last six. Lexie Brown added 14 points and four assists for the hosts.

Natasha Howard led the way for Florida State (17-9, 5-8) with a game-high 35 points to go along with 11 rebounds and five steals. Morgan Jones added 18