"I don’t think he gets enough credit for how good he is defensively."
Hawkeyes center Luka Garza — the Big Ten's leading scorer — picked up two early fouls, limiting his impact.
The Terps lost to the Hawkeyes earlier this season in Iowa City.
The Terps will try to stay undefeated at home.
The Terps came back in the second halves against Northwestern and Indiana.
The Terps moved up two spots, and Smith notched two double-doubles in the two wins.
Smith scored a career-high 29 points to fend off the Hoosiers' second-half rally.
The Terps are seeking their third straight win.
Behind Jalen Smith's 21 second-half points, the Terps outscored the Wildcats 51-26 in the final 20 minutes.
The Terps look to pick up their first win in a true road game.