The Terps entered intermission down just five but didn't win a match after the break.
The Terps are 1-4 in the Big Ten and have three conference games left.
The Terps trailed by just eight at halftime but four of their last five wrestlers were pinned, allowing the Nittany Lions to pull away.
Two Terps beat ranked opponents with a bout with No. 1 Penn State up next.
After winning their third-ever Big Ten dual last week, the Terps fell by a sizable margin to a conference foe.
The Terps rebounded well from Friday’s 35-point loss to Michigan to take down the Wildcats.
Jaxon Smith recorded the Terps' only points of the dual in Friday's loss.
Kal Miller suffered his first loss of the season Friday as four Terps reached the semifinals in their respective weight class brackets.
Eight of 10 Terps won their matchups in the victory.
The Terps have already seen an uptick in ranked opponents, especially for the wrestlers in their 2021 recruiting class.