The Terps have failed to earn a ranked win with just one regular-season opportunity remaining.
The Terps dropped their first game in nearly a month Sunday after falling flat in the fourth quarter.
The Terps’ win snapped a four-game losing streak, their longest in more than 20 years.
Clark scored a game-high 38 points to send the Terps to their fourth straight loss.
The Terps have lost three consecutive games for the first time since 2018.
The Terps lost to the Nittany Lions for the first time since 2003 and gave up the second-most points in program history.
The Terps' loss to Michigan knocked them back down to a .500 conference record for the fourth time this season.
The Terps were outscored 48-21 after halftime.
The Terps restored their winning record in Big Ten play behind a 12-2 fourth-quarter run powered by Jakia Brown-Turner.
The Terps suffered just their seventh home loss against a Big Ten foe since joining the conference after another poor showing in the second half.