After barely escaping its regular-season meeting with Penn State in overtime, the Maryland men's lacrosse team quickly put the possibility of another nerve-wracking game to rest.
The No. 3 Terps scored the first six goals and maintained a gap that never got closer than three goals the rest of the way en route to a 16-9 victory over the No. 18 Nittany Lions in a Big Ten tournament semifinal at Homewood Field Thursday night.
With the victory, Maryland, the top seed in the tournament, improved to 13-2, extended its winning streak to 12, and will play in Saturday's title game at 1 p.m.
Penn State, the No. 4 seed, fell...