Mimi Collins grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds to lead the Terps.
The Gophers shot 51.7 percent from the floor in the first half of Thursday’s game.
Diamond Miller had 23 points for the Terps, who extended their win streak to nine games.
It's the first time the Terps have ranked in the Top 10 this season.
The Terps are undefeated since her injury on Dec. 3.
Five players scored in double-digits for the Terps, who continued their undefeated start in Big Ten play.
Owusu and Miller scored 20 points each.
"We're just trying to do different things to make us a championship team."
The sophomore's career day helped the Terps hold off the Nittany Lions.