No. 1 South Carolina and No. 2 Maryland will face off in a highly anticipated matchup that will be televised on ESPN2. Tipoff is set for 7 PM EST and the game will be held at the Comcast Center in College Park, Maryland.
The Gamecocks, led by All-American A’ja Wilson, have been the top-ranked team in the country for the last ten weeks, and are undefeated in the SEC conference. Maryland, meanwhile, has been impressive in their Big Ten conference play, and boasts one of the nation’s best defenses.
The game will feature a matchup of two of the best defensive teams in the country. South Carolina is ranked sixth in the nation in defensive efficiency, while Maryland is ranked second. Both teams will look to impose their will defensively, and will be looking to limit the offensive production of their opponents.
Both teams also feature two of the top three scorers in the NCAA. Wilson leads South Carolina with 23.7 points per game, while Maryland’s Kaila Charles leads the Terrapins with 22.2 points per game.
Fans can follow the action live with updates on the ESPN2 broadcast and the ESPN App. The Gamecocks will be looking to continue their undefeated streak in conference play, while the Terrapins will be looking for a signature win to solidify their place as one of the top teams in the nation.
Don’t miss this exciting top-five matchup. No. 1 South Carolina vs. No. 2 Maryland tips off at 7 PM EST on ESPN2.