A late 3-pointer and free throw from Cowan pushed the Terps ahead.
Ayala scored 14 points and added five assists with no turnovers.
The Terps added two midfielders and a goalkeeper.
Cowan averaged 24 points during the three-game Orlando Invitational.
Cowan led the Terps to an Orlando Invitational title.
A 3-0 loss to Wake Forest in the NCAA tournament ended the Terps' rocky campaign.
The Terps held Howard to just six points on 1-for-12 shooting.
“He’s very talented — you see the numbers he’s put up in this tournament. So we’ll definitely be prepared.”
Cowan powered second-half bursts in wins over Temple and Harvard.
Guard Anthony Cowan jumpstarted the second-half comeback.