LOUISVILLE, KY – Alyssa Thomas scored 22 points and Lexie Brown added 20 as Maryland went into Louisville’s building and defeated the Cardinals 76-73 to advance to the Final Four.
The Terrapins trailed 36-32 at the half, but rallied to a big lead before holding on as Shoni Schimmel’s attempt at a game-tying three-pointer hit back iron.
Maryland will play unbeaten Notre Dame in the national semifinals in Nashville on Sunday.
Dave Ryan and Ann Schatz called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.
(Antonita Slaughter hits from three and Louisville leads 24-22)
(It’s 36-32 Cardinals after Shoni Schimmel’s steal and score)
(Schimmel is at it again for Louisville and it’s a 43-40 game)
(Lexie Brown scores to give the Terps a 60-51 edge)
(An Alyssa Thomas basket makes it 62-53)
(Louisville misses and Maryland is headed to the Final Four)
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