Connecticut stays No. 1 in The Associated Press poll Monday after cruising to two more victories.
Maryland scored the game's first 13 points, led by 23 at halftime and cruised to an opening-round 70-48 victory over St. Francis (Pa.) on Sunday.
Alyssa Thomas had 17 points and nine rebounds, Kim Rodgers scored 16 points and Maryland (No. 17 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) made up for a rough shooting game with strong defense to beat Boston College 78-69 on Sunday.
Diandra Tchatchouang had 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead Maryland to a 76-60 victory over East Carolina in the first game of the Pirate Invitational.
Maryland announced that sophomore Marah Strickland is planning on transferring after the spring semester.
Maryland's opening game in the NCAA tournament can best be summed up by the halftime score: Kristi Toliver 23, Dartmouth 23.
Marissa Coleman scored 23 points and Lynetta Kizer had a career-high 22 points with 10 rebounds to help Maryland win its sixth straight game in an 87-79 victory over Georgia Tech.
Marissa Coleman scored 23 points and Crystal Langhorne added 15 points and 15 rebounds to help Maryland rout Richmond 89-59 on Saturday.
Shay Doron had 23 points to help No. 1 Maryland rout Mississippi 110-79 in the Junkanoo Jam title game.