The Terps came just inches short of pulling off an improbable comeback victory.
The Terps dropped their first Big Ten game of the year and fell to 0-12 all-time against the Fighting Illini.
The Terps have yet to finish above .500 in Big Ten play since joining the conference in 2014.
Multiple players hit career landmarks in different categories in the Terps' first tournament sweep this season.
Sam Csire led the Terps with 11 kills.
Jones rose to second all-time in the Terps’ blocks leaderboard Friday.
The loss is the Terps’ third-straight on a Saturday.
The Terps left the Aztec Classic undefeated on the evening.
The Terps’ endurance and vocal leaders have helped them battle.
The Terps dropped their second game of the season at the Stony Brook tournament.