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Terps women excited to play first Big Ten conference game
Terps women excited to play first Big Ten conference game

When word began to spread in College Park that Maryland was on the verge of leaving the ACC to join the Big Ten a couple years ago, reaction among many Terrapins faithful, including former athletes, wasn't exactly positive. Disbelief was especially pronounced when it came to basketball, a sport in which the Terrapins not only had established a robust men's tradition but also were routinely the class of the ACC on the women's side. That success included a national championship under Coach Brenda Frese in 2005-06. So among Frese's immediate assignments when the move became official was to allay concerns from some of her former players who contributed to...

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