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Women's NCAA Tournament 2017: Maryland vs. Bucknell First Round, time, TV channel

Women's NCAA Tournament 2017: Maryland vs. Bucknell First Round, time, TV channel

The Maryland women's basketball team is in the NCAA Tournament for the the 11th time in the past 12 seasons, receiving a No. 3-seed after winning the Big Ten championship.

In the first round of the 2017 women's tournament,  the rams will face No. 14 Bucknell in College Park, Maryland.

Here is the NCAA Tournament information on the first round Women's NCAA Tournament matchup between Maryland and Bucknell.


Maryland vs. Bucknell How to Watch

What: 2017 NCAA Tournament First Round, Bridgeport Region

Who: No. 3-seed  Maryland Terrapins (30-2, 15-1 Big Ten) vs. No. 14-seed Bucknell (27-5, 16-2 Patriot)

When: 12:00 p.m. ET on Friday, March 17

Where: Xfinity Center, College Park, Maryland

TV Channel: ESPN2

Online Stream:  WatchESPN

TV Announcers: Courtney Lyle (play-by-play), Tamika Catchings (analyst)

Twitter: : @umdwbb, @Bucknell_WBB


Maryland vs. Bucknell  Bracket Analysis

How They Got Here: Maryland (Auto-bid, beat Purdue in Big Ten Championship), Bucknell (Auto-bid, beat Navy in overtime for Patriot League Championship)

Previous Meeting: 1985, Maryland 95 Bucknell 52

Next Round: Winner of No. 6 West Virginia and No. 11 Elon

Bridgeport Region Bracket:

No. 1 Connecticut vs. No. 16 Albany
No. 8 Syracuse vs. No. 9 Iowa State

No. 5 Texas A&M vs. No. 12 Penn
No. 4 UCLA vs. No. 13 Boise State

No. 6 West Virginai vs. No. 11 Elon
No. 3 Maryland vs. No. 14 Bucknell

No. 7 Temple vs. No. 10 Oregon
No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Hampton

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Maryland lineman Jordan McNair dies two weeks following workout collapse

Barbara Haddock Taylor / Baltimore Sun

Maryland lineman Jordan McNair dies two weeks following workout collapse

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Jordan McNair, a University of Maryland football player hospitalized after an organized team workout two weeks ago, has died.

Maryland executive athletic director Damon Evans said McNair was hospitalized on May 29 and died Wednesday.

McNair was a 6-foot-4, 325-pound offensive lineman preparing for his sophomore season. A graduate of McDonogh (Md.) High School, McNair played one game last season.

After leading McDonogh to an 8-3 record as a senior, McNair chose Maryland over Ohio State, Auburn, Penn State and Rutgers.

In a statement, Maryland coach DJ Durkin said, "Our team is heartbroken with the loss of Jordan McNair. Jordan was an incredible young man, and his passion and enthusiasm made him an invaluable and beloved member of our team."

He added, "Over the past few weeks, Jordan never gave up with his family, friends and team by his side. Our team will continue to be inspired by the spirit of this brave fighter."

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Dustin Clark to part ways with Maryland basketball


Dustin Clark to part ways with Maryland basketball

Maryland basketball head coach Mark Turgeon announced earlier today that assistant coach Dustin Clark is parting ways with the program to pursue an opportunity in Texas with a family business. 

In three seasons as a full-time assistant, Clark was responsible for recruiting Kevin Huerter and Anthony Cowan Jr., along with incoming freshman Aaron Wiggins. 

The 35-year-old also made a point to recruit overseas, spending much of his time at the Canaris Basketball Academy in the Canary Islands, where he found former Terps center Michal Cekovsky and current redshirt freshman forward Joshua Tomaic. 

Clark will become the second member of Turgeon's staff to leave the team following this past season. Nima Omidvar, who was brought on to replace Clark as director of basketball operations in 2014, walked away to become a full-time assistant coach at South Alabama in April. 

At the start of the 2018-19 season, Bino Ranson will be the only original member of Turgeon's staff. 

Matt Brady, who has had previous head coaching stints at James Madison and Marist, will replace Clark. 

In his eight years at JMU, Brady won 139 games and enjoyed four seasons with 20 wins or more. His 2012-13 team won the Colonial Athletic Association and reached the NCAA tournament. He finished with a 73-50 overall record after four seasons at Marist. 

The news comes after a season in which the team failed to make the NCAA tournament with an overall record of 19-13, including 8-10 in Big Ten play.