Maryland enters Tuesday’s Big Ten opener against Illinois in College Park with a 12-1 record, marking the third time in Mark Turgeon’s first six years that the Terps have had that record and the fourth time they have lost just one non-conference game.
Here’s how they did in the first five seasons:
Year/Non-Conf/Biggest win/1st league game/Overall league record/ Final record/Postseason
'11-'12/10-3/beat Notre Dame/lost to N.C. State/6-10/17-15/No postseason
'12-'13/12-1/beat Northwestern/beat Va. Tech/8-10/25-13/NIT semis
'13-'14/9-5/beat Providence/beat Georgia Tech/9-9/17-15/No postseason