The Terps committed 26 fouls on Monday, the most they had in a game this season and the most since 2020.
The Terps will take on No. 7 seed Arizona on Sunday.
The Terps are using the loss as a lesson ahead of the NCAA tournament.
How do the Terps' 14 players prefer to spend their time on the road?
The Terps had three players named to all-conference teams.
The Terps' quartet of freshmen — Gia Cooke, Bri McDaniel, Mila Reynolds and Ava Sciolla — have barely played this season.
Gia Cooke took over handshake duties following Shyanne Sellers' emergence in the Terps' starting lineup.
The Terps used a second quarter in which they outscored the Hawkeyes 27-8 to take a commanding lead that they never surrendered.
The Terps narrowly avoided an upset to notch their fourth straight win.
The Terps missed all 17 three-pointers but still pulled out a victory.