No. 5 Maryland slips past No. 25 UNC in OTJan 8, 2012 - 8:59 PM Maryland remained unbeaten by topping 25th- ranked North Carolina, 78-72, on Sunday.
Anjale Barrett poured in 16 points and dished out nine assists for the Terrapins (16-0, 3-0 ACC), who are two wins shy of the best start in school history.
Maryland's 2006-07 squad went 18-0.
Chay Shegog's 20 points and eight boards wasn't enough for the Tar Heels (12-3, 2-1 ACC), whose five-game win streak came to an end.
Candace Wood added 15 points and Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored 13 with five rebounds and four assists in defeat.
Thomas rescued the Terps, as her reverse layup as time expired in regulation knotted the game 67-67, erasing UNC's 66-60 lead with 90 seconds to play.
In the extra session, Hawkins came up with the rebound of a missed free throw and her put-back gave Maryland the lead for good at 73-72.
- MARYLAND: 78
NORTH CAROLINA: 72
Final - OT
Jan 8 3:19 PM
- MARYLAND: 67
NORTH CAROLINA: 67
End of Regulation
Jan 8 3:00 PM
- MARYLAND: 36
NORTH CAROLINA: 30
Jan 8 1:49 PM
- MARYLAND: 0
NORTH CAROLINA: 0
1st Half - 20:00
Jan 8 1:06 PM
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