Brenda Frese

Maryland women's rally against defending national champion South Carolina falls short, 94-86

Maryland women's rally against defending national champion South Carolina falls short, 94-86

They say not to read your own press clippings, but the No. 15 Maryland women’s basketball team could have gotten a sense for how Monday night’s game might have gone by reading No. 4 South Carolina’s.

On Saturday, Gamecocks senior forward A’Ja Wilson was named the Preseason Player of the Year by espnW. Coach Dawn Staley, when asked whom the 6-foot-5 Wilson, the two-time Southeastern Conference Player of the Year, could model herself after, answered seriously: “Probably Lisa Leslie.”

South Carolina had a Hall of...

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