With the loss, the Terps finish the season with a losing record for the first time since 1993.
The majority of the current Terps — including interim head coach Danny Manning — had never competed in the Big Ten before this season.
After a slow first half, the Terps came back with a vengeance but couldn't finish the regular season with a win.
Jamison Battle scored 39 points, but the Terps were able to come away with a win off a strong team effort.
The Terps managed to hold onto its lead despite challenge from the Golden Gophers' Jamison Battle who finished with 39 points.
Ayala and Russell combined for 50 points against the ranked Buckeyes and Russell broke 2,000 points in his career.
The Terps had six players score double-digits, led by Fatts Russell with 23 points.
Despite keeping the game close against No. 3 Purdue, the Terps fell to 11-14 on the season with its fifth straight defeat.
With the potential for a last-second upset victory, the Terps couldn't pull out the win over the Boilermakers.
The freshman walk-on is bringing life to the Terps' bench and giving his all on the practice court.