Opponent: Northwestern Wildcats (6-18, 1-13 Big Ten)
Location: Xfinity Center, College Park, Maryland
Tipoff: 8 p.m. EST, Tuesday, Feb. 18
Last matchup: January 21, 2020 — Maryland 77-66
Last game: Maryland defeated Michigan State 67-60, Northwestern lost to No. 9 Penn State, 77-61
Line: Maryland -14 per OddsShark
TV: BTN — Kevin Kugler (play-by-play), Robbie Hummel (analyst)
Radio: Maryland Sports Radio Network (105.7 FM Baltimore, 980 AM D.C., TuneIn Radio App) — Johnny Holliday (play-by-play), Chris Knoche (analyst), Walt Williams (analyst)
What to watch for Maryland: Do they extend their win streak?
The Terps have won eight straight games in conference play entering Tuesday’s matchup, their longest conference win streak since 2002. Facing a Northwestern team that has only won a single game in Big Ten play, Maryland will look to add another win to the resume, and increase their current win streak to nine.
What to watch for Northwestern: Do they secure their first conference road win?
While Maryland has had a very successful season so far, Northwestern hasn’t seen the same fate, going 6-18 so far. While they haven’t had a lot of wins, they still have played many conference opponents tight. Coming in the contest with a chance to play spoiler may only provide extra motivation as the Wildcats search for their first road win in conference play.