The Terps recorded a winning percentage of .500 or better and recorded seven Big Ten wins for the third straight season, but haven't reached coach Adam Hughes' lofty ambitions.
Tagovailoa became the all-time Big Ten leader in career passing yards during the Terps' win.
The Terps are on pace to finish 10-10 in conference play, which could grant them their first postseason berth since 2005.
The Terps will only have to travel to the West coast once per year to play each of the conference's four new teams — Oregon, UCLA, USC and Washington.
The Ducks and Huskies are set to join the conference in 2024 as it balloons to 18 teams.
Maryland football will no longer have to compete in a stacked East division.
The Board of Regents must vote to turn the North Campus Diner into an esports facility.
Michaela Jones' triple in the first inning and a stellar Courtney Wyche performance earned the Terps a victory in the series opener against the Spartans.
“I can say that I’ve been a part of both Maryland’s Big Ten wins … it doesn’t get any less sweet,” Smith said.
Young's averaged 25.5 points per game at home against conference foes, resulting in four wins and zero losses for the Terps.