Sophomore center Bruno Fernando was named to the All-Big ten first and defensive teams, while junior guard Anthony Cowan Jr. earned second-team recognition and forward Jalen Smith was named to the league's All-Freshman team.
No. 24 Maryland's 65-52 loss Saturday at No. 6 Michigan was to be expected, given the struggles the Terps have had under Mark Turgeon to beat a ranked team on the road and the way the Wolverines have become a nearly unbeatable team at home the past two years.
No. 24 Maryland's 70-56 win over No. 12 Purdue Tuesday at Xfinity Center followed a similar script to several recent meetings with the Boilermakers, but provided a different and much happier ending for the Terps.
Freshman point guard Nia Clouden, an Owings Mills resident and St. Frances graduate, has started all 20 games for the No. 22 Spartans, ranking second on the team in total assists and steals and third in scoring.
Even with Wednesday's 74-72 win over Nebraska at Xfinity Center, Maryland coach Mark Turgeon admitted that his young team didn't handle the late-game pressure as well as he wants and it needs to in the Big Ten.
After losing at home to No. 4 Virginia by five points and beating Penn State in College Park in its Big Ten opener, Maryland moved up a spot in the Associated Press Top 25 to No. 23, it was announced Monday.