The Demon Deacons capitalized on their chances while the Terps failed to do the same.
ESPN's Joe Lunardi has the Terps slotted in as a No. 3 seed.
Justin Gielen, Eric Matzelevich, Malcolm Johnston and Luke Brown each found the back of the net.
The Terps scored once in two Big Ten tournament games.
The Terps will play Iona on Thursday at Ludwig Field.
Goalkeeper Noelle Frost posted 11 saves, but the Terps were unable to stymie the Cavaliers' attack in overtime.
The Hawks entered the day averaging the most goals per game in Division I.
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Fernando averaged 12.0 points and 8.7 rebounds in two seasons with Maryland basketball.
Potential worries surfaced in the Terps' games before the NCAA tournament — but the team put them to bed with its title win.