Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Lynetta Kizer and her fellow Maryland seniors have followed this path before. They hope it ends in a different place. For the second time in four years, the Terrapins won an Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship, claimed a high seed in the NCAA tournament and rolled to the Raleigh Regional finals. No. 2 seed Maryland (31-4) meets top-seeded Notre Dame (33-3) on Tuesday night with a spot in the Final Four on the line. And while the Fighting Irish have played with a noticeable edge throughout this postseason - determined to return to the national championship game after losing at that stage a year ago - the Terrapins say they have something to prove, too. ''I think we just bring it right back at them,'' Maryland guard Lauren Mincy said. ''We're going to have to come out with a lot of energy, and we have to play like there's a chip on our shoulders also.'' This is a familiar scenario for a Maryland team that won its last ACC tournament in 2009, when Kizer was a freshma...
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