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Maryland women ranked No. 11 in AP preseason poll

Maryland is ranked No. 11 in the Associated Press preseason poll, released Saturday.

The Terps have started the season ranked in each of the past seven years.

Maryland will play eight games against preseason Top 25 teams, including four at home, starting with a 2 p.m. matchup Nov. 13 against No. 10 Georgetown.

The Terrapins, who have four of their five starters back from last season's 24-8 team, are one of five Atlantic Coast Conference teams that are ranked. Miami begins the year at No. 7, Duke at No. 8, Florida State at No. 14 and North Carolina at No.20.

Maryland will play host to Messiah at 7p.m. Tuesday in the first of its two exhibitions.

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