Anthony Cowan fouled out with three minutes to play, while Jalen Smith was held to eight points.
The No. 25 Buckeyes are a dangerous three-point shooting team.
The Terps’ 6-man rotation was challenged by the struggling Wildcats.
Smith had 22 points and 19 rebounds in the win
Northwestern comes to College Park sitting at the bottom of the Big Ten.
The senior scored the last 11 points of the game, including 3 three-pointers.
No. 9 Maryland Men’s Basketball hits the road for tough Saturday night battle with Michigan State.
Smith blocked a shot with less than a second remaining.
Smith’s last second block stymied a ferocious Nebraska comeback.
The Terps overturned a 14-point deficit against Illinois — another example of a resilient performance.