Chequita Wood had 16 points and 14 rebounds, and Deana Tate and Lisa Brown each had 16 points to help Maryland defeat Duke, 74-60, in a college basketball game last night at Cole Field House.

The Terrapins, whose only loss this season was to Southern California, are 5-1 overall and 1-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Duke is 5-1 and 1-1.

The Terrapins led at the half, 36-33, but Duke shot only 30 percent thereafter. The Terrapins also made 16 of 24 shots from the foul line, Duke three of four.

Maryland got good efforts in the second half from Tate, who scored 12 points, and substitute Chris Vera, a junior guard.

Tate, a freshman, succeeded on six of eight shots from the floor, raising her season percentage to 73. Vera, who had averaged only five minutes in previous games, played 18 last night and had 10 points and three steals.

*St. Augustine 97, UDC 86: Five players scored in double figures to give St. Augustine the Twitty Invitational title in Raleigh, N.C.

*Marymount 67, Goucher 35: Michelle Miller had 10 points and 10 rebounds in the victory at Marymount. Teammate Eileen Briley had 10 points and nine rebounds. Marymount is 4-1, Goucher 1-4.

*Georgetown 69, SW Texas St. 62: Ann Gotherd's 21 points led Georgetown to third place in the Southernaire Classic at Florida State. Radford won the title over Florida State, 87-80, in overtime.

*Connecticut 58, George Washington 46: Three players scored in double figures as Connecticut (6-0) won its Classic. Tracey Early had 12 points and 12 rebounds for GW (5-2) and made the all-tournament team.

*Gallaudet 70, St. Mary's College 53: Robin Washington's 16 points in the second half helped Gallaudet (3-4) pull away from a four-point halftime lead.

*Catholic 90, UNC-Greensboro 72: Lisa Kellaher scored 19 points in the second half, finished with 36 and led the victory at CU.

*American 73, Towson State 58: At AU, Beth Shearer scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half to help overcome a five-point halftime deficit. Kelly Lane of AU (4-1) led all scorers with 20 points.

*George Mason 63, Randolph-Macon 54: Dayna Scott led a second-half rally that enabled Mason (2-5) to break a 49-49 tie.