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#15 Maryland Heads to Virginia For Challenge

Maryland Athletics
11-28-2017
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#15 Maryland
Albany at Maryland
Virginia
November 29, 2017 || Charlottesville, Va. || 7:00 p.m.

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The 15th-ranked Maryland women's basketball team (5-2) will travel to Virginia (3-3) Wednesday for the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Terps and the Cavaliers will tip off at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville.

The Maryland-Virginia game will be streamed online through the ACC Network at WatchESPN.com or the Watch ESPN app. Fans can watch with their cable login info. Live stats will be available. Updates will also be posted to the Terrapins' Twitter feed at @umdwbb.

The Terps have won three straight games and are 9-1 all-time in the Challenge.

The Terrapins won at Miami, 79-71, Sunday behind a career-high 23 points and 10 rebounds from Miami native senior Ieshia Small. She was named Tournament MVP. Sophomore Kaila Charles added 18 and 12 rebounds to make the All-Tournament Team. Freshman Channise Lewis added 12 points and sophomore Stephanie Jones and senior Kristen Confroy each scored 10.

Wednesday’s matchup is the 82nd all-time between Maryland and Virginia. The Cavaliers own the series, 44-37, but Maryland has won five of the last six meetings. Most recently, the Terrapins fell 86-72 in Charlottesville on Jam. 23, 2014.

Maryland is ranked No. 15 in the Associated Press poll and in the USA Today Coaches poll, released this week.

After Wednesday's contest, the Terrapins will play at Akron (3-2) Saturday at 2 p.m. The Terps-Zips matchup will be streamed live online through the Watch ESPN app and WatchESPN.com. Live stats will be available here.

Senior guard Kristen Confroy grew up in Solon, Ohio, about 30 miles from the University of Akron. The Terrapins will visit her home and spend time with her family and friends Friday night.

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