Amid coaching and roster changes, the Terps struggled to adapt and deliver.
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.
The senior Terps felt the love as they were celebrated to standing ovations from the Xfinity Center crowd.
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.
Eric Ayala's wrist injury has given Xavier Green and Ian Martinez increased playing time — it's paying off for the Terps.
The Terps have won their last two games with strong all-around performances.
The Terps made progress in their last two games from defensive improvements.
Despite scoring 87 points, the Terps were no match for the Hawkeyes' domineering offense.