Irish will try to run by taller Terps

Elite Eight matchup will feature two teams with contrasting styles

Originally Published: March 25, 2012
By Kate Fagan | espnW

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Tuesday night's NCAA regional final between Maryland and Notre Dame might play out like a game of chicken: Which team swerves first?

You see, each squad comes into the game with a distinct advantage -- Maryland on the glass, Notre Dame on the perimeter -- and neither team seems particularly inclined to change its style of play to match the other. The Terps, the No. 2 seed, are loath to go small, while the Irish, the No. 1 seed, like their tough-as-nails lineup, even ...

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