TRUJILLO ALTO, Puerto Rico — Stephanie Jones scored 21 points, and No. 7 Maryland held off Georgia for a 58-51 victory Saturday in the Puerto Rico Clasico tournament.The Terrapins (6-0) led 53-51 in the final minute before Brianna Fraser hit a jumper and Taylor Mikesell added a free throw with 20 seconds left to quell the comeback bid.Maryland made more field goals in the first quarter (10) than over the final three periods (nine).Jones scored 17 in the first half, and the Terps held a 15-point lead early in the second quarter. But Georgia (3-3) went ahead 40-38 shortly after halftime, and the game remained close during a fourth quarter in which the Terrapins missed nine of 11 shots from the field and the Bulldogs went 3 for 20.Jones was the only Maryland player to score in double figures. Mikesell and Fraser had eight points apiece and Shakira Austin contributed 14 rebounds.Gabby Connally scored 16 on 5-for-21 shooting for Georgia, which was outscored 16-6 at the foul line.BIG PICTUREGeorgia: The Bulldogs are a .500 team, but that likely won’t last for long if their defence against the seventh-ranked team in the country is any indication.Maryland: The Terrapins got off to a fast start for a change and showed their mettle from playing in a close game following a series of blowouts. This victory, albeit by a narrow margin, should not impact their perch in the top 10.UP NEXTGeorgia: Faces Mercer on Wednesday night, the first of three straight nonconference home games.Maryland: Hosts Georgia Tech on Wednesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.___More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/tag/Collegebasketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25The Associated Press
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