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Having reached elite level, Terps relish shot at 'Goliath' of women's basketball, UConn
Having reached elite level, Terps relish shot at 'Goliath' of women's basketball, UConn

Brenda Frese made no bones about it when she arrived in College Park 13 years ago. She wanted to do more than run a solid, winning program. Maryland needed to be among the very best in women's college basketball. "What I'm excited about is can we maintain a level of consistency at a really, really elite level," she said recently. "When I came to Maryland, that was the vision." By almost any measure, Frese has succeeded as she prepares to coach in her third Final Four on Sunday night. She's guided the Terps to five 30-win seasons, 11 NCAA tournaments and the 2006 national championship. This year's team has been her most consistent, going...

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