Trimble shot 31 percent the past four games. He made 12 of his 17 attempts against the Wildcats.
With Michal Cekovsky improving, the Terps have multiple options in the paint.
Coach Mark Turgeon stressed Cowan’s passing and defense. Then the freshman guard matched his career high in 19 points.
The Terps looked enthused and relaxed Saturday following Tuesday’s road loss to Penn State.
After forcing the Terps’ big men onto the perimeter, the Nittany Lions converted inside.
The Nittany Lions tried to “make things difficult” for Trimble. It worked.
The Terps shot a season-low 33.9 percent from the field.
The Terps dropped four spots after their loss to Purdue on Saturday.
The Terps didn’t make a basket for the final 7 minutes and 37 seconds.
The Terps signed their best recruiting class in program history behind 17 DMV recruits.