Terps Score No. 4 Seed in ACC Tournament
Feb. 27, 2011
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The 15th-ranked Maryland women's basketball team earned the No. 4 seed in this weekend's ACC Women's Basketball Tournament to be played at the Greensboro Coliseum.
After earning a first-round bye, Maryland (23-6, 9-5) will play its opening game on Friday at 11 a.m. in the quarterfinal round against the winner of Thursday's 11 a.m. game between No. 5 Georgia Tech (21-9, 9-5) and No. 12 Virginia Tech (11-18, 1-13). Friday's game will be televised on RSN and Fox Sports Net HD. Please click here to find where to watch.
Maryland has earned a first round bye in five of the last six years.
A win in the quarterfinals would send the Terrapins to the 1:00 p.m. semifinal on Saturday against either 1st-seeded Duke (26-3, 12-3), 8th-seeded Virginia (16-14, 5-9) or 9th-seeded Wake Forest (16-14, 5-9).
Against the Yellow Jackets, junior Kim Rodgers hit a buzzer beater-beater for the 56-53 Terps win in Atlanta on Feb. 3. The Terrapins beat Virginia Tech 61-48 Feb. 24 in College Park.
Maryland advanced to the quarterfinals of last year's ACC Tournament as the No. 9 seed. The Terps beat 8-seeded North Carolina 83-77 in the first round, then fell to top-seeded Duke 66-64 in the quarterfinals.
First Round - Thursday, March 3
Quarterfinals - Friday, March 4
Semifinals - Saturday, March 5
Championship - Sunday, March 6