Despite a 6-2 halftime lead, the Terps found themselves in a second-half battle.
The Terps are also looking to avenge last year's upset loss to the Buckeyes.
“He’s part of our team in an adopted way, even though he’s not with us every day."
"I’ll cherish it right now and think about, but really I just want to win more.”
The Terps slotted in at No. 3 in last week's Inside Lacrosse media poll.
The Terps outscored the Scarlet Knights 10-4 after halftime.