INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 03: Adaora Elonu #21 of the Texas A&M Aggies heads for the basket while Jeanette Pohlen #23 of the Stanford Cardinal defends during the semifinals of the 2011 NCAA Women's Final Four on April 3, 2011 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NCAA Women's Tournament 2012: Texas A&M Reaches Sweet 16

It wasn't easy, but Adaora Elonu and the defending champion Aggies are headed back to the Sweet 16.

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2012 NCAA Women's Tournament: Texas A&M Falls To Maryland 81-74

Texas A&M couldn't hold a big first half lead and collapsed late falling 81-74 to Maryland in the Sweet 16 of the 2012 NCAA Women's Tournament.

The Aggies led 70-60 with 9:30 remaining in the game but would be out scored 21-4 by the Terrapins the rest of the way. Alexia Standish led the Aggies with 19 points and Sydney Carter added 13. Kelsey Bone added 10 points in the loss.

Laurin Mincy and Alyssa Thomas fueled the Maryland comeback scoring 21 points each. Lynetta Kizer added 15 points off the bench and Tianna Hawkins added 12 points.

Maryland advances to the Elite Eight where they will take on the winner of the game between Notre Dame and St. Bonaventure that takes place on Sunday afternoon.

Stay tuned to this StoryStream for all your Women's NCAA Tournament news and results. Click here for a complete bracket and list of matchups.

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2012 Women's NCAA Tournament Bracket And Schedule: Texas A&M Takes On Maryland

The Texas A&M Aggies are in the Sweet 16 of the Women's NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in five seasons. They will look to move on to the Elite 8 on Sunday when they take on Maryland.

This game could be won on the glass as Texas A&M will try to focus to limit a great rebounding. Maryland squad. Rebounding hasn't been a strength of the Aggies this season and they were out rebounding in their tournament opening in against Albany.

Maryland is second in the nation in rebounding margin and are pulling down nearly 14 more than their opponents this season.

Schedule (all times ET)

Raleigh Region

No. 3 Texas A&M vs. No. 2 Maryland - 12:04 p.m., ESPN
No. 5 St. Bonaventure vs. No. 1 Notre Dame - 2:32 p.m., ESPN2

Kingston Region

No. 4 Penn State vs. No. 1 UConn - 4:34 p.m., ESPN2
No. 11 Gonzaga vs. No. 2 Kentucky - 6:30 p.m., ESPN2

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NCAA Women's Tournament 2012 Bracket And Schedule: Sweet 16 Kicks Off Saturday

The 2012 NCAA women's tournament resumes on Saturday, as four of the eight Sweet 16 games are set to tip off. Unfortunately for Aggies fans, they'll have to wait until Sunday to watch the Aggies as they look to defend their national championship from a year ago.

Still, there's plenty of good women's basketball for an Aggies fan to watch on Saturday. The Kansas Jayhawks look to continue their Cinderella story, as the eleventh-seeded Jayhawks take on the second-seeded Tennessee Lady Vols at 11:04 a.m. CT. That game will be followed up by Georgia Tech and Baylor, as the Baylor Lady Bears look to continue their pursuit of perfection. Tip off between Baylor and Georgia Tech is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. CT.

Two more games are scheduled for Saturday night, as Duke and St. John's will get underway at 8:04 p.m. CT, before Stanford and South Carolina end the first half of the Sweet 16 at 10:32 p.m. CT.

Aggies fans will have to wait until Sunday morning to see Texas A&M take on Maryland.

For more on all things Texas A&M, head over to I Am The 12th Man.

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NCAA Women's Tournament 2012: Texas A&M Reaches Sweet 16

It wasn't easy, but Adaora Elonu and the defending champion Aggies are headed back to the Sweet 16.

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