Terps Set for Huskers in Big Ten Semifinals

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March 3, 2018 || Indianapolis, Ind. || 3:00 p.m.

INDIANAPOLIS -- The second-seeded Maryland women's basketball team (24-6) will take on third-seeded Nebraska (21-9) Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Big Ten Tournament Semifinals at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Saturday's Semifinals will be televised around the world on the Big Ten Network.

Top-seeded Ohio State (25-6) will take on fourth-seeded Minnesota (23-7) in the first semifinal at 6 p.m. Both games will be televised on BTN. Click here for your channel number for BTN.

Saturday's semifinals games will also be streamed online through and the BTN2Go app. Fans can watch with their cable login information. Fans outside the U.S. can watch here. For more on the Big Ten Tournament, click here.

The winners of Saturday's games will play in the Big Ten championship game Sunday at 7 p.m. on ESPN2, and the Watch ESPN app.

Maryland beat Indiana, 67-54, in the Quarterfinals Friday night. Sophomore Kaila Charles scored a game-high 24 points with seven rebounds and five assists. Junior Brianna Fraser, freshman Channise Lewis and sophomore Stephanie Jones scored 10 points each.

Maryland is 10-0 all-time in the Big Ten Tournament, all under head coach Brenda Frese, and 7-0 in the Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Frese is 10-1 in the Big Ten Tournament, including her 2001-02 season at Minnesota.

Saturday's matchup is the ninth all-time between Maryland and Nebraska, with the Terps taking the eight previous meetings. They have never met in the Big Ten Tournament. The Terrapins won 64-57 in Lincoln on Feb. 4 and 77-75 in College Park on Feb. 25.

Seven Terps are scoring over 9.0 points per game - Kaila Charles (18.3), Blair Watson (13.8), Eleanna Christinaki (12.3), Stephanie Jones (11.4), Brianna Fraser (10.1), Kristen Confroy (9.7) and Ieshia Small (9.1).

Kaila Charles has scored in double figures in 27 of 30 games this season. Her 18.3 points per game are the most ever for a Terrapin sophomore. Kristen Confroy has played in 113 straight games, dating back to February of her freshman year. She is No. 3 in the Maryland record books in career three-point percentage (.402).

The Terrapins are currently ranked No. 8 in the country in three-point field goal percentage (.396). Confroy is No. 13 in the country and leads the Big Ten in three-point FG percentage (.444). Charles is No. 9 in the league in scoring, No. 8 in rebounding and No. 5 in field goal percentage. Lewis averages 4.8 assists, which is sixth in the Big Ten overall and tied No. 2 among freshmen around the country. She is third in the league overall in assist/turnover ratio (2.7).

Maryland is ranked No. 17 in the Associated Press poll and in the USA Today Coaches poll.