The freshman has emerged as another scoring option for the Terps after not playing a major role in their first few games of the year.
The Terps scored just 36 points as their offense collapsed after a strong first quarter.
McDaniel was a key contributor in the Terps' win over Syracuse.
The Terps fell out of the poll after losses to South Carolina and UConn.
The Huskies outscored the Terps 24-4 across the last six minutes of the first half and sent Maryland to its second straight loss.
The Terps have played 44 games against ranked nonconference opponents since Brenda Frese became coach in 2002.
The Terps struggled with a size disadvantage and a barrage of 3-pointers in Sunday's defeat.
WNBA writer Mark Schindler spoke with The Diamondback and discussed the Terps' best draft prospects.
All 10 players that touched the court for the No. 14 Terps scored in their first win of the 2023-24 season.
The Terps feel they have a deeper bench than in previous season, which will allow Frese to experiment with lineups until she finds the right combination.