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#8 Maryland Travels to Syracuse Sunday

Maryland Athletics
1-31-2014
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The eighth-ranked Maryland women’s basketball team will play at Syracuse Sunday at noon at the Carrier Dome. The Terrapins will look to sweep the season series over the Orange.

Sunday’s contest will be shown on Comcast SportsNet locally, Fox Sports South, ESPN3 (subject to blackout) and more. For the full list of available channels, log on to  http://www.theacc.com/#!/news-detail/RSN-Affiliates-for-ACCWBB-Maryland-at-Syracuse_01-27-14_xt66mp. Live stats will be available through umterps.com and live updates will be at http://twitter.com/umdwbb.

Freshman Lexie Brown added a career-high 20 points, while senior Alyssa Thomas added 18 points and nine rebounds, but the Terps fell behind late in the second half to get edged at No. 18 North Carolina State, 72-63.

Syracuse (16-5, 5-3) is coming off of a 78-73 win at No. 6 North Carolina Thursday. The Terrapins beat the Orange 77-62 on Jan. 16 in College Park. Thomas led the way with 19 points and 11 boards, and freshman Brionna Jones picked up her first career double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds.

The Terrapins are ranked No. 8 in the latest Associated Press and No. 9 in the USA Today Coaches polls.

Next, the Terrapins will host Pittsburgh (10-11, 2-5) Thursday at 7 p.m. in College Park. The game will be streamed live online for a fee through umterps.com.  Live stats will also be available through umterps.com and live updates will be at http://twitter.com/umdwbb.

-Terps-

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