NCAA Women

No. 2 Terps Advance To NCAA Second Round With 93-61 Win Over Holy Cross


COLLEGE PARK, MD – No. 2-seeded Maryland won its 18th consecutive NCAA Tournament First Round game as the Terps beat 15th-seed Holy Cross, 93-61, on Friday afternoon at XFINITY Center. Maryland (26-6 overall) raced out to a 14-0 lead and never looked back as they cruised to the victory to advance to the Second Round. The Terps are now 26-5 all-time in NCAA Tournament games in College Park and 20-4 in games at XFINITY Center. 

The Terps will take on No. 7-seeded Arizona (22-9) on Sunday, March 19. The game time and television information will be announced later on Friday. 

Five Terps scored in double-figures, led by Brinae Alexander, who tallied 18, making 4-of-7 three-pointers. Abby Meyers scored 16 to go along with four assists. Diamond Miller netted 13 points and a team-best eight rebounds, while Shyanne Sellers scored 13 points and handed out a game-best eight assists. Faith Masonius scored 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting with three boards and three steals. 

The Terps shot 52.9 percent from the floor as their defense limited the Crusaders to 41.8 percent on field goal shooting. Maryland’s defense forced the Crusaders into 24 turnovers, resulting in 13 Terps steals, led by Masonius and Meyers with three apiece. 

Holy Cross (24-9) was led by Simone Foreman with 13…

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