The Terps went on a 10-0 run in the second half to pull away.
The Terps rallied to within three after a slow start, but the Spartans put the game out of reach.
Shakira Austin won her fifth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award.
The Terps scored 30 points in the 4th quarter.
Since taking over as coach, Frese has made Maryland women’s basketball a national powerhouse.
Coach Brenda Frese now has 500 career wins.
The Terps went 1-1 on the week after beating Ohio State.
The Terps fought through a tight 4th quarter to fend off a second consecutive upset loss
Rutgers beat the Terps with 3-point shooting and rebounding
The loss was the Terps' first of the season.