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After NCAA tournament bracket is leaked early, Maryland women's basketball scrambles to celebrate seeding

After NCAA tournament bracket is leaked early, Maryland women's basketball scrambles to celebrate seeding

The Maryland women’s basketball team is usually gathered with family, friends and fans when its NCAA tournament seed is revealed.

This year was a little different, as the bracket was released in its entirety more than two hours before originally scheduled because of a production error, which means the Terps were scattered throughout Xfinity Center when news broke that Maryland (28-4) is the No. 3 seed in the Albany Regional and will play No. 14 seed Radford (26-6) at 11 a.m. Saturday in College Park (ESPN2).

Coach Brenda Frese found out when she was walking off the court after practice after the team’s media relations director chased her down. Kaila Charles found out sitting...

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