Alyssa Thomas had 29 points and 13 rebounds, and Maryland spoiled Quinnipiac’s debut in the NCAA women’s tournament by pulling away to a 72-52 victory Saturday.
In its first foray into the NCAA women’s tournament, Quinnipiac didn’t take a bus trip south from Connecticut just to practice in a huge arena and serve as fodder for the home team.
Maryland used a small lineup to mount a big comeback in a 62-52 victory over Denver on Thursday night in the second round of the NIT.
Nick Faust had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Maryland used a strong second half to defeat Niagara 86-70 Tuesday night in the opening round of the NIT.
Maryland coach Brenda Frese chuckled when asked how much she knew about Quinnipiac, her team’s first-round opponent in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament.
Dexter Strickland and Reggie Bullock scored 15 points apiece and North Carolina held on to beat Maryland 79-76 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals.
Maryland came to the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament knowing an early loss could cost the Terrapins a spot in the bigger tournament.
Dez Wells scored a career-high 30 points and Maryland upset No. 2 Duke 83-74 on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Former Terp John Gilchrist joined me to talk some hoops.
Barring an unexpected run through the ACC Tournament, the Maryland Terrapins men’s basketball team will miss the NCAA’s for the third-straight season.
Mike Tobey’s tip-in with 1:46 to play in overtime gave Virginia the lead and it held on to beat Maryland 61-58 Sunday night in a game the Cavaliers had to win to boost their NCAA tournament hopes.
Having a short bench finally took its toll on No. 10 Maryland. The defending Atlantic Coast Conference tournament champions ran out of steam in the semifinals when No. 15 North Carolina claimed a 72-65 win Saturday.