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Terps women hope to 'lock in on defense' against Connecticut in Sweet 16
Terps women hope to 'lock in on defense' against Connecticut in Sweet 16

The resume of the Maryland women's basketball team during 11 seasons under coach Brenda Frese includes one national championship, four appearances in the NCAA tournament's regional finals and five trips to the Sweet 16, including this weekend in the home state of its next opponent. Yet the fourth-seeded Terrapins (26-7) arrived here as a prohibitive underdog, attempting to advance to another regional final with a win in Saturday afternoon's game at Webster Bank Arena against No. 1 seed Connecticut (31-4), which has won seven NCAA titles and has been one of the top women's basketball programs over the past two decades. Maryland focused on strengthening its defense in a...

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