#5 Maryland to Face #19 Delaware Thursday
Dec. 28, 2011
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The fifth-ranked Maryland women's basketball team will face off against No. 19 Delaware Thursday night at 7 p.m. in the Terrapin Classic championship match at Comcast Center.
Both the Terrapins and the Blue Hens are undefeated so far this season. The Terps are 12-0, while the Blue Hens are 10-0. Delaware also has the nation's leading scorer in Elena Delle Donne.
Maryland is coming off of a dominating 84-36 win over Lafayette Wednesday afternoon in the Terrapin Classic first round. Brene Moseley to lead five Terrapins in double figures.
The Terrapins combined for an efficient assist/turnover ratio with 21 assists to just 12 turnovers. Moseley led with six assists.
Maryland won the battle inside once again, beating the Leopards in the paint, 46-8, and out rebounding them, 55-29.
Delaware beat East Carolina, 60-40, Wednesday to advance to the Terrapin Classic championship game. The Pirates and the Leopards will play at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
For tickets to the Terrapin Classic, log on to umterps.com or call 1-800-IM-A-TERP. Parking is free and open in all lots surrounding the Comcast Center.
Fans will be able to watch Maryland's game live on TerpsTV Premium, which is a subscription service that offers exclusive video and audio content. The service is available for an annual subscription price of $79.95 or a monthly subscription of $9.95 per month.
The Terps are 12-0 for the first time since the 2006-07 season, when they started off 18-0.
Maryland is ranked No. 5 in the latest Associated Press rankings and the ESPN/USA Today Division I Top 25 Coaches' poll.