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Harper, Maryland hold off Virginia

Feb 9, 2008 - 2:48 AM COLLEGE PARK, Maryland (Ticker) -- Laura Harper scored 25 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead fourth-ranked Maryland to an 86-80 triumph over Virginia on Friday in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Marissa Coleman collected 21 points and 12 rebounds and Kristi Toliver added 16 points and 12 assists for the Terrapins (25-2, 9-1 ACC), who have won three straight contests and improved to 17-0 at home this season.

Crystal Langhorne finished with 17 points on 8-of-10 shooting for Maryland, which overcame 18 turnovers by making 57 percent (31-of-54) of its shots from the field.

Paulisha Kellum scored 23 points, Aisha Mohammed added 15 and seven rebounds and Sharnee Zoll finished with 13 points for the Cavaliers (17-6, 5-2), who had a four-game winning streak snapped.