Kaila Charles had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Stephanie Jones and Taylor Mikesell each had 15 points for the Terrapins, with Mikesell hitting five 3-pointers.
Makeda Nicholas had 12 points for Delaware (4-7) before leaving with an injury with 7:28 to play. The Blue Hens are 0-13 against the Terrapins.
“We belong on that same stage,” Delaware coach Natasha Adair said. “Being on our home floor, we didn’t look like we didn’t belong. … If you’re intimated, you’re already 15 points down before the ball even goes up, and this group is not.”
Maryland had a 16-2 run to take a 24-10 lead with 7:29 left in the second quarter. The Blue Hens cut it to 27-21 with 2:56 remaining in the first half, but never got closer. They trailed 56-41 at the end of the third quarter.
Both teams struggled from the 3-point line, combining to miss 17 shots until Mikesell hit one with 2:06 left in the first half.
Maryland had 55 rebounds, and despite shooting only 36.8 percent, coach Brenda Frese liked her team’s physical presence.