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Maryland 79, Richmond 70

December 3, 2001

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) _ Twenty-point efforts from Marche Strickland and Deedee Warley helped to earn Maryland a 79-70 win over Richmond on Sunday in a non-conference game.

Richmond (2-5) held the lead for the opening four minutes of play until a 3-pointer by Strickland put the Terrapins ahead 12-to-10. Strickland went 2-4 from beyond the arc and racked up 10 points to pace Maryland in the first half.

The Terps (4-2) never gave up the lead again.

The Spiders’ Ebony Tanner and Michele Koclanes combined for 23 second-half points and drew Richmond within three with 43 seconds remaining on a pair of free throws by Koclanes.

Tanner recorded her second double-double of the season, netting 15 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.

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