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Stanford (33-3) vs. Maryland (33-3)

What -- Women's NCAA tourna ment Spokane Regional final

Site -- Spokane (Wash.) Veterans Memorial Arena

Time, TV -- 9:30, ESPN

Outlook -- This will mark the sec ond meeting between the two schools. Maryland beat the Cardinal, 82-48, in the first round of the NCAA tournament in 1982. ... Stanford, which won the Pacific-10 regular sea son and the conference tournament, is on a 21-game winning streak. The Cardinal has reached the regional fi nal for the fourth time in five years. ... Senior guard Candice Wiggins is a three-time Pac-10 Player of the Year and a three-time All-American. Her 44 points in the second-round win over Texas-El Paso matched the school single-game record and is the highest individual total in this year's tournament. ... Forward Kayla Peder sen was the conference Freshman of the Year. ... Maryland has advanced to the regional final for the second time in three years and the sixth time in school history, winning three times. ... The Terps are 16-0 this sea son when they shoot 50 percent from the floor and are 22-1 when holding opponents to 40 percent or less. ... Maryland's single point from the bench Saturday against Vanderbilt was the second-lowest output of the season. ... The Terps' seniors are 11-2 in NCAA tournament games. ... Each time Maryland has advanced to an NCAA Final Four, they've gone as champions of the westernmost re gional. ... Kristi Toliver is 21-for-23 from the free-throw line in NCAA tournament play.

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