Maryland Lady Terps Women's Basketball Schedule
As the Terrapins of Maryland hit the hardwood once again this season,
you can count on there being plenty of thrills, as the Lady Terps head into their new conference, the Big 10, bursting with
confidence and hopes of putting together a great season. Come out and see all of the smooth threes, spectacular blocked shots
and bench-gripping moments as the Terps look to round into form and shoot their way right up the conference standings once
again. With some electrifying talent that can do a little bit of everything, you can count on the Terps to be right in the
middle of some nail-biters this season, making it a great idea to keep an eye on the calendar to make sure that you don't
miss a shot of the action.
When the college basketball season gets underway there is hardly a better place to be than
in College Park, Maryland where both the men's and women's team are ready to put on a show. In recent years the Lady Terps
have been stealing a bit of the men's thunder, becoming a national powerhouse and a dominant force in the competitive ACC,
the conference they left after the 2013-2014 season. Now with a whole slew of new rivalries to build, it's never been a more
interesting time to be a fan of the Maryland Terrapins.
Maryland Lady Terps Women's Basketball Team Info
basketball doesn't get any better than the Big 10, the conference that the Maryland Terrapins will be looking to make a name
for themselves in after years of big-time competition in the ACC. Though the ACC had a steady string of powerhouses, the Big
10 offers more of the same, keeping a very high level of competition from matchup to matchup as the Terrapins head into an
exciting new era of basketball. New rivalries against Michigan State, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio State and many more will give
them tests throughout the season, but the Lady Terps don't exactly have a reputation of being a team afraid of a challenge.
such a tough regular season schedule annually leaves the teams from the Big 10 who are selected for the Tournament ready to
take on any college in the country and allows for even some of the lower seeds to pull off big time upsets. When it comes
to college basketball, the Terps have a long tradition of excellence, and that's not something likely to change anytime in
the near future. Players like Vicky Bullett, Laura Harper, Kristi Tolliver and Crystal Langhorne are just a few of the great
players who have come to campus, and you never know when the next great players is going to burst onto the scene with a jaw-dropping
Maryland Terrapins Women's Basketball History
The Lady Terps took part in a historic game
against Immaculata in 1975 when the game was the first women's college basketball to be televised nationally. Unfortunately
for the Lady Terps they lost that game by a significant margin at their former home, the legendary Cole Fieldhouse. But even
though the Terrapins have their fair share of interesting tidbits in their program's history, it really comes down to the
victories they've piled up. With a national title as recently as 2006 and five total Final Four appearances, including following
the 2013-2014 season, the Terrapins always seem to be right near the top of the standings.
And you definitely shouldn't
think that's going to change anytime soon, as they move over to the Big 10 with renewed optimism about dominating a powerhouse
conference. As they take on some of the very best teams in the nation on the regular once again, the Terrapins will be looking
to get right back to the Big Dance, which they've already done more than two dozen different times. In fact, the Terrapins
have even made the Sweet Sixteen 15 different times, showing that this is a team not content with just making it to the Tournament.
Maryland Terrapins Women's Basketball Trivia
Did you know that Vicky Bullett was both an Olympian and a WNBA
Starting getting recognition playing for the Maryland Lady Terps in the 1980s, Bullett would go on to play for
the Olympic team in 1988 and 1992 and a variety of different pro leagues, eventually playing in the WNBA for the Sting and
Maryland Lady Terps Women's Basketball Experience
College basketball is an experience like
no other, though you're not really going to figure that out catching the highlights on your smart phone. Featuring some of
the best student athletes in the world along with some of the most passionate fans in all of sports, the games have an atmosphere
that is unrivaled. When you set foot into Comcast Center for a Maryland Terrapins home basketball game, this will all be clear
as day. As the teams set up for opening tip-off the fans stand up and vociferously cheer for their alma mater and hometown
favorites. Before you know it the clock is winding down in the second half and the two sides are wrapped up in yet another
tight contest, bringing fans to their feet on the regular and continually proving why it doesn't get any better than this.