staff, December 10, 2018

One had to like the Big Ten's chance to hoist the 2018 College Cup, what with the conference filling 75 percent of the field.

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Maryland made it happen, beating Big Ten regular season champ and No. 2 overall seed Indiana, 2-0, in the national semifinals before outlasting Akron, 1-0, in the final.

The Terrapins outscored their four tourney foes, 8-0, en route to capturing their fourth national crown.

Here's the natty-clinching goal:

And here's some of the reaction: