Women’s Basketball Coach Nets Most Wins in Program History
Head Coach Brenda Frese celebrates with the women’s basketball team after Maryland defeated Nebraska, 95-73, last night at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The victory was Frese’s 500th at UMD, making her the winningest coach in program history.
Brenda Frese won her 500th game as a head coach at Maryland to become the winningest coach in program history, as the Terps routed Nebraska, 95-73, at Pinnacle Bank Arena last night.
Frese, in her 19th season at the helm of the Terrapins, has earned a 500-130 record at Maryland. She surpassed Hall of Fame women's basketball head coach Chris Weller, who won 499 games in her 27 seasons (1975-2002) at Maryland.
Ashley Owusu led all scorers with 25 points as she was 10 of 15 from the floor while racking up seven rebounds and seven assists. Diamond Miller was also hot from the floor, tallying 24 points and converting nine of 12. Mimi Collins netted 19 points and added six rebounds. Chloe Bibby was also in double figures with 16 points and seven boards.
The Terps (14-2) raced out to a 27-16 lead after the first quarter and never looked back, leading by as many as 27 at the end of the third quarter, 77-50.
Maryland outrebounded Nebraska, 38-30, and shot a sparkling 55.7% from the floor.
The Terps, ranked No. 9 in the country, return to action on Wednesday as they host Illinois at 1 p.m., in a game that will air on Big Ten Network.
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