The Terps never strung more than three wins together in the program’s worst season since 2009.
The defending national champions dropped their first round matchup to the Black Knights on Saturday.
The Terps failed to win a Big Ten regular season or tournament title for only the second time since joining the conference.
The Terps will face Michigan in the title game after coming back to beat the Blue Jays.
The Terps' complete win over Rutgers comes after inconsistent play in recent games.
The loss snapped the Terps' 20-game Big Ten win streak.
The Terps held the Nittany Lions scoreless for more than 26 minutes in the second half.
The Terps allowed just two goals in the second half to win its first conference game of the season.
Daniel Kelly scored the game-winner to hand the Cavaliers their first loss of the season.
Daniel Maltz and Braden Erksa scored four while Jack Koras added three goals in the Terps' win over the Great Danes.