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M.M. 5.27.15: Terps lose key component

Star PG Lexie Brown to transfer from Maryland in order to be closer to home.

Lexie Brown
Lexie Brown
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Women's Basketball:

Terps Star Lexie Brown to Transfer
Brown, a 5-foot-9 sophomore, was a first-team all-Big Ten selection and third-team all-American last season, when she averaged 13.3 points and led the Terps in steals and assists. With leading scorer Laurin Mincy graduating from Maryland's Final Four team, Brown was expected to be the face of Brenda Frese's 2015-2016 squad.

Terps All-American, daughter of former NBA guard to transfer | Comcast SportsNet Baltimore
A native of Georgia, Brown said in a release that a desire to finish out her college career closer to home was a motivating factor in her decision to transfer.

Lexie Brown to transfer out of Maryland women’s basketball program - The Washington Post
Brown is extremely close with her family, and the logistical challenges for her mother and siblings to attend games grew all the more complicated last season when Maryland joined the Big Ten.

Junior guard Lexie Brown transferring from Maryland " Big Ten Network
"I want to thank Coach Frese, the staff and my teammates for two great seasons at the University of Maryland," Brown said. "After talking with my family, I thought it was in my best interest to continue my education and pursue playing basketball at a university closer to my home.

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