Hawkins leads No. 10 Maryland women to 80-40 win

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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) -- Tianna Hawkins scored 17 points, Katie Rutan had 16 points off four 3-pointers and No. 10 Maryland defeated Clemson 80-40 on Sunday for its 12th straight win over the Tigers.

The Terps (17-3, 8-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) won their seventh straight since their lone league loss to North Carolina back on Jan. 3. Maryland dominated the rematch with the Tar Heels this past Thursday, 85-59, and kept the offensive show going at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Hawkins, the ACC's leading scorer, made 7 of 12 shots and grabbed 10 rebounds. Alyssa Thomas, second to Hawkins in league scoring and tied with her in ACC rebounding, had 10 points and 10 rebounds for her 12th double-double for the season.

Alicia DeVaughn had 14 points and Maryland had five players in double figure scoring.

Nikki Dixon had 17 points to lead Clemson, which has lost seven of its past eight games.