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Maryland women receive No. 5 seed in NCAA tournament, will face Princeton in N.C.

Maryland women receive No. 5 seed in NCAA tournament, will face Princeton in N.C.

Less than 24 hours after the Maryland men’s basketball team learned it wouldn’t be playing another game this season, the Terps women sat on the edge of their seats Monday night wondering about a more innocuous question: How long could they manage to stay at home?

Not as long as they might have hoped. For the first time since 2010, when Maryland last missed the NCAA tournament, the Terps will open the NCAA tournament on the road, playing Friday afternoon in Raleigh, N.C.

Maryland (25-7) received the No. 5 seed in the Kansas City, Mo., regional — one seed line short of a guaranteed home game in the tournament’s opening weekend — and will play No. 12 seed Princeton (24-5), the...

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