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No. 20 Terrapins Top Arizona in OT

From News Services and Staff Reports
Sunday, January 30, 2005; Page E08

Shay Doron converted a crucial three-point play in overtime and finished with 26 points last night, leading No. 20 Maryland to an 84-77 victory over Arizona in Tucson.

Crystal Langhorne scored with 1 minute 18 seconds remaining in the extra session to give Maryland (14-5) a 77-75 lead, and the Terrapins finally seized control on Doron's three-point play with 40 seconds left.

Maryland's Kalika France (17 points) tries to elude Arizona's Dee-Dee Wheeler in Tucson. Maryland lost a 10-point halftime lead before winning. (John Miller -- AP)

Maryland's Jade Perry connected on an eight-foot jumper at the buzzer to force the extra period.

Doron made 11 of 12 free throws, including four in overtime, and the Terrapins got 20 points and 16 rebounds from Langhorne. It was Langhorne's fifth double-double in seven games. Kalika France added 17 points.

Shawtinice Polk had 19 points to lead the Wildcats (15-6). Jessica Arnold added 18 points, while Danielle Adefeso, Natalie Jones and Ashley Whisonant each finished with 11.

Trailing 67-60 with 1:16 remaining, Arizona got a layup by Dee-Dee Wheeler and then a four-point play from Jones to close within one.

Jones then hit a deep three-pointer from the corner to give Arizona a 69-67 lead with 3.2 seconds left. After two passes were batted out of bounds, Perry connected on a shot that was reviewed by officials.

GEORGETOWN 87, PROVIDENCE 30: Forward Kieraah Marlow scored 20 points to lead five Hoyas in double figures as Georgetown rolled to a lopsided victory in Providence, R.I. Marlow went 10 of 12 from the field and added 10 rebounds as Georgetown improved to 7-12, 2-6 in the Big East.

Bethany LeSueur contributed 14 points and five assists. Shauna Snyder led the Friars (1-17, 0-7) with 13 points.

HOWARD 66, BETHUNE-COOKMAN 58: Senior Daisha Hicks scored 14 of her team-high 21 points in the second half to lead the Bison in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game at home.

Howard (10-8, 5-3) led by 11 points in the second half only to see the Wildcats (3-11, 2-6) draw to within one point with three minutes remaining. Hicks then scored six of Howard's final nine points to secure the win.

Bethune-Cookman's Katie Clark led all scorers with 24 points.

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