This year's Terps began the season 3-5-2 and at one point fell out of the rankings, but they haven't lost since Oct. 5. They defeated Indiana, 2-1, at home Sunday to claim their first Big Ten tournament title.
UMBC improved to 12-5-3 with its 2-1 victory over visiting Hartford in the America East championship Saturday.
Wake Forest is 10-7-1 and has reached the NCAA tournament for the 12th time in 13 years.
Defending champion Notre Dame has the No. 1 seed in this year's tourney, with UCLA No. 2 and Michigan State No. 3.
The semifinals (Dec. 12) and final (Dec. 14) will be held in Cary, N.C.