Chloe Bibby's roaring start to life with Maryland has continued, with the Warracknabeal star claiming another double-double to help her college escape with victory.
The dynamic forward drained 15 points and collected 11 rebounds, as the Terps opened Big 10 play with a 91-87 win against Rutgers on Tuesday morning (AEDST).
Bibby displayed her threat from outside the arc, shooting three three-pointers in the first half to get her new side off to a solid start.
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In a see-sawing affair, the former Horsham Lady Hornet also stood up with huge late rebounds to nullify a physical Rutgers offence.
The win was the Terps' first game in nearly two weeks, after clashes against Coppin State and Mount St Marys were cancelled due to positive COVID-19 tests within the opposition camps.
"We looked a little rusty from our 10 days of not having played a game, but I was proud of our players really staying the course," said head coach Brenda Frese.
"It was a game of runs and both teams made a lot of different plays but I couldn't be more proud of this team." "We know how hard Rutgers plays against us and really any opponent in the Big Ten. Road wins are precious. I thought we had great poise and composure, it was a great game down the stretch and I really thought between Chloe and Mimi there were significant contributions that we just had to have."
After four games in Maryland colours, Bibby is averaging 11.6 points a game and 7.6 rebounds.
The Terps head into a short break for exams, before hosting Ohio State on December 23.
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