The Terps won their first matchup over a ranked opponent this year by defeating the No. 17 Bears.
The Terps committed a season-high 21 giveaways, but held a healthy advantage over the Wildcats throughout the second half.
The Terps gave up multiple Fordham runs, but the return of Diamond Miller helped salvage a close win.
The Terps host the defending national champion Gamecocks Friday in College Park.
Miller went down with a leg injury in the second quarter, forcing the Terps to turn to the two transfers for production.
Miller left the game in the second quarter with a right knee injury and was ruled out for “precautionary reasons.”
The Terps will have to readjust after the departures of three of their tallest players from last year's squad.
The Terps' reshaped roster features nine new players.
With last season’s injuries and her teammates’ transfers in rearview, Miller steps into this season as the Terps’ standard-bearer.
The Terps play back-to-back games against Iowa and Ohio State twice, a highlight of their conference slate.