It will mark the second straight year that Maryland opens its season at the venue. The Terps lost, 72-69, to Kentucky on Nov. 9 to start this season.
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Connecticut, which served a one-year postseason ban this season due to low Academic Progress Rate scores, finished tied for seventh in the Big East Conference during the regular season. The Huskies were 20-10 overall, including 10-8 in conference play.
Two weeks ago, Maryland finalized a multiyear agreement to play at the Barclays Center.
The Washington Post first reported the Terps' opponent and date of the 2013 season opener.