COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s reward for going unbeaten in its first Big Ten season is a No. 1 seed in the Spokane Region of the NCAA Tournament.
After reaching the Final Four a year ago, the Terrapins hope to go farther this season. Riding a 24-game winning streak, Maryland opens at home Saturday against New Mexico State.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: Positivity Rate Below 3%, 5.3M Vaccine Doses Administered
Maryland’s 30-2 record includes an 18-0 mark in the Big Ten. After becoming only the third women’s team in conference history to go unbeaten in league play — the first since Purdue in 1998-99 — the Terrapins breezed through the Big Ten Tournament.READ MORE: 3 Dead In Domestic-Related Laurel Shooting, Child Hospitalized
Maryland’s last defeat came against Notre Dame, another No. 1 seed, on Dec. 3.
If the Terrapins win their opener, they could go up against unbeaten, eighth-seeded Princeton in the second game.MORE NEWS: DC Michelin Star Restaurant Little Pearl Temporarily Closing In Part Due To Cicada Season
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