COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Big Ten champion Maryland women’s basketball team released its non-conference slate for the 2021-22 season July 30.
The Terrapins’ out of conference schedule is highlighted by a home matchup with Baylor, a road trip to South Carolina and matchups with NC State and the defending national champion Stanford in The Bahamas.
The Terps open the season with five home matchups at the XFINITY Center in November. First, they welcome Longwood for their annual Field Trip Day game on Tuesday, Nov. 9, followed by a matchup with Villanova on Friday, Nov. 12.
The Terrapins play at James Madison on Sunday, Nov. 14, then return home for a three-game home stand. They host Mount St. Mary’s on Tuesday, Nov. 16, UNC Wilmington on Thursday, Nov. 18 and Baylor on Sunday, Nov. 21.
Maryland will play in the Baha Mar Hoops Pink Flamingo Championship in Nassau, The Bahamas over Thanksgiving. The Terps will take on NC State on Thanksgiving Day and Stanford on Saturday, Nov. 27.
The Terps will play in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on either Wednesday, Dec. 1 or Thursday, Dec. 2. Maryland’s opponent and game information will be released by the league office when it becomes available.
The Terrapins then travel to Columbia, S.C., to take on the South Carolina Gamecocks on Monday, Dec. 13. The series with the Gamecocks is currently tied at 2-2, with the Terps taking the last meeting in Columbia, 85-61, on Nov. 18, 2018.
The Terps will close out non-conference play with a matchup at Coppin State in Baltimore on Tuesday, Dec. 21.
Game times and television information will be released when it becomes available.
Maryland returns all five starters, all five All-Big Ten honorees and 10 of 11 letterwinners from last year’s Big Ten Championship squad. The Terrapins return their top eight leading scorers from last year’s squad, which led the nation in scoring with 90.8 points per game and advanced to the Sweet Sixteen. Rising juniors Ashley Owusu and Diamond Miller are Maryland’s leading returning scorers. They both earned All-Big Ten First Team honors and were Big Ten Tournament Co-MOPs.
— Maryland Athletics press release
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