The Terps’ top-four point producers from 2022 all graduated, leaving a hole in their offense that they struggled to consistently fill.
The Terps got revenge over their regular season loss to the Blue Jays, clinching their spot in the Big Ten tournament finals against Michigan.
The win moved the Terps into the Big Ten semifinals. They’ll take on Johns Hopkins in the semifinals on Thursday.
The Terps have finished the regular season with at least a share of the conference regular season title in every full season since their entrance, but the rest of the Big Ten schools have caught up this year.
The Terps stormed back from a 7-2 deficit to force overtime, where Braden Erksa registered the game-winner.
Brian Ruppel has excelled for the Terps following the injury to Logan McNaney, acting as a brick wall in the cage since taking over.