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MM 3.1: No. 11 Maryland women’s basketball’s Angel Reese, Naismith Defensive Player of the Year semifinalist

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This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

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Maryland women’s basketball sophomore forward/guard Angel Reese earned a spot as a semifinalist for Naismith Defensive Player of the Year.

Reese has been absolutely dominant for the Terps this season a team-high 17.6 points per game and 10.7 rebounds. Her 300 total rebounds lead the Big Ten and come in at No. 16 in the country. Additionally, her 153 offensive rebounds, which come out to about 5.5 per game, lead the conference and rank second in the nation.

She has a team-high 31 blocks and a second-best 45 steals on the season. She’s totaled 16 double-doubles, the most recent one against a ranked Indiana team putting up 20 points and 16 rebounds in 31 minutes on the court.

The performance earned Reese her seventh Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll of the season.

Reese and the Terps are set to travel to Indianapolis for the Big Ten tournament as the No. 4 seed. They will face the winner of Indiana vs. Rutgers/Penn State after a double-bye.

In other news

Joe Lotano previewed No. 4 Maryland women’s lacrosse’s upcoming matchup with Delaware.

Jack Parry previewed No. 21 Maryland baseball’s matchup against Delaware.

Lauren Rosh shared three takeaways from Maryland men’s basketball’s upset over Ohio State.

Maryland was named a No. 3 seed at the final Top 16 reveal.

No. 11 Maryland women’s basketball shared “Terp Tapes” from the win over then-No. 10 Indiana.

Maryland men’s basketball promoted “The Wizard: The Story of Walt Williams.”

Maryland football shared photos from the offseason.

The University of Maryland lifted the indoor mask mandate on campus meaning fans will no longer be required to wear masks or show proof of vaccination at events.

Maryland men’s basketball shared footage of the entire 2002 reunion.

Maryland women’s lacrosse is off to a 3-0 start and will face Delaware later today.