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No. 17 Maryland to Welcome No. 1 South Carolina in White Out Game

No. 17 Maryland vs. #1 South Carolina
November 11, 2022
XFINITY Center (College Park, MD)
6:00 p.m. ET
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COLLEGE PARK, MD — No. 17 Maryland (1-0) will host No. 1 South Carolina (1-0) at 6 p.m. Friday at the XFINITY Center. Friday’s matchup is the Terrapins’ annual White Out game, and all fans are encouraged to wear white. The Friday game is also the Terrapins’ Fearless Women game celebrating the 50th anniversary of Title IX.

For tickets to Friday’s game please click here. The parking spaces in car parks 4B, 9B, 11B and in the Terrapin Tral garage will open at 16:00. Click here for a campus parking map. Adjusted traffic patterns will apply to fans attending the game on Friday. Fans are asked to follow police instructions.

Due to increased security this season, the ADA hallway near Gate C on the ground floor of the XFINITY Center will remain closed to fans while manned by teams on game day both before and after games. Once the teams have left the pitch, fans may be escorted through the corridor by a security guard. Please expect delays when using this entrance to the arena. Fans are encouraged to enter and exit the arena via the indoor level.

Friday’s top 20 matchup will be televised worldwide on ESPN2. Fans can also listen to the Maryland Sports Radio Network at 1 p.m. (Baltimore), 980 p.m. (DC) and through the One Maryland App.

 

STORIES 2022-23

What works

  • The Terrapins opened the season with an 88-51 win at George Mason Monday Night. Abby Meyers led by 19 points Shyanne seller scored 14 and Diamond Miller scored 11th freshman Bri McDaniel added 13 points with 7 boards on her Maryland debut.
  • Entering its 52nd season, Maryland women’s basketball holds a record of 1,079-443 (.709). The Terrapins are ranked No. 11 all-time in NCAA Division I history in winning percentage and No. 9 in all-time wins.
  • Senior Diamond Miller was named to the 10-player preseason All-Big Ten team for the second straight season to start the year. She is a two-time All-Big Ten honoree and was a co-MOP of the 2021 Big Ten tournament.
  • Miller is one of the top 20 players in the country on the Ann Meyers Drysdale Award Watch List, an award from the Basketball Hall of Fame that recognizes the top shooting guard in NCAA Division I women’s basketball. Miller was also placed on the watch list last year.
  • Miller was also included in Jersey Mike’s Naismith Trophy Watch List as one of the top 50 players in the country.
  • second grader Shyanne seller is one of the top 20 players in the country on the Cheryl Miller Award Watch List, an honor from the Basketball Hall of Fame that recognizes the top small forward in NCAA Division I women’s basketball.
  • Maryland was selected fourth in the Big Ten by the league’s head coaches and media panel. Both groups chose Iowa to win the conference. The coaches picked Ohio State for second place, Indiana for third place, and Michigan for the top five. The media panel selected Indiana as the runner-up, the state of Ohio as third, and Michigan as fifth.
  • Twice national coach of the year Brenda Frese brings nine new players this season, including the AP Honorable Mention All-American award winner Abby Meyers (Princeton), All-SEC Transmission Lavender Briggs (Florida), All-AAC broadcast Elisa Pinzan (USF), SEC Graduate Transfer Brine Alexander (Vanderbilt) and All-CAA Transmission Allie Kubek (Towson).
  • All five transfers averaged over 9.0 points per game last year – Meyers (17.9), Alexander (15.2), Briggs (12.5), Kubek (12.2) and Pinzan (9.3).
  • Last spring, Frese also signed two top 55 newcomers Gia Cooke and Bri McDaniel. Incoming freshman Ava Sciolla and Mila Reynolds signed with Maryland last November, giving the Terrapins a top-10 recruiting class under Frese for the 15th time.
  • The Terrapins open the season ranked 17th in the Associated Press Preseason Poll (Oct. 18) and 18th in the USA Today Sports Coaches Preseason Poll (Oct. 26).
Photo of the women's basketball team at Xfinity Center in College Park, MD on Thursday October 20, 2022. Mackenzie Miles/Maryland Terrapins

history of the series

  • Friday’s matchup is the sixth all-time between Maryland and South Carolina.
  • South Carolina owns the series 3-2.
  • The Gamecocks, 66-59, last met on December 12, 2021 in Columbia.
Believe Masonius (13).  NCAA WBB: #8 Maryland Terrapins vs. #1 South Carolina Gamecocks at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, SC on Sunday, December 12, 2021. Zach Bland/Maryland Terrapins

Frese file

  • head coach Brenda Frese is in her 21st season at College Park. She has led the Terrapins to a record 536-140 (.793), 14 conference titles, 18 NCAA tournament bids in 20 postseasons, three Final Fours, six Elite Eights, 10 Sweet Sixteens, and the 2006 NCAA Championship.
  • Frese was named National Coach of the Year by AP, The Athletic and ESPN at the end of the 2020-21 season. In October, Frese became the first woman to be inducted into the Washington DC Metro Basketball Hall of Fame.
  • The Terrapins’ win in Nebraska on February 14, 2021 marked Frese’s 500th win in Maryland, making her the most successful coach in Maryland basketball history. Hall of Fame women’s basketball head coach Chris Weller won 499 games in her 27 seasons (1975-02).
Brenda Frese Master Net

Maryland in the b1g

  • The Terps are 183-50 (.785) all-time against their Big Ten opponents.
  • Since joining the Big Ten in 2014-15, the Terrapins are 141-20 (.876) against their conference opponents, including their 19-3 record in the Big Ten tournament.
  • In the 21 years under Frese, the terps are 152-24 (.864) against their Big Ten opponents.
  • Frese is 165-29 (.851) all-time against Big Ten opponents, including her time at Minnesota and Ball State.
  • Since joining the league in 2014, Maryland has been 64-5 (.928) against Big Ten teams at home.
Diamond Mueller

Terps in the polls

  • Maryland is one of the most consistent winning programs in the country. The Terrapins were ranked in 231 Associated Press direct polls dating back to the 2010-11 preseason poll. That mark is only behind Baylor (356 weeks) and Connecticut (546 weeks).
  • Maryland has been ranked for 282 weeks over the past 19 seasons, with 213 weeks in the AP Top 10 and 92 weeks in the AP Top 5.
  • Brenda Frese has managed a team for 333 weeks in her career. She recently overtook former Virginia head coach Debbie Ryan for 13th place all-time.
  • Maryland has started the season ranked 18th and as head coach for the past 13 straight seasons Brenda Frese‘s 21 Seasons at College Park. The Terps have been in the AP Preseason Top 10 eleven times under Frese and in the top five six times.
Miller Seller Team

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