After their first three games, the Terps currently sit at the bottom of the Big Ten in average points per game.
The Terps dropped both games at the Asheville Championship and fell to 1-2 on the season.
The Terps struggled offensively throughout most of Friday's contest and couldn't complete a late comeback.
Harris-Smith became the first true freshman to start for Maryland in a season-opener since 2018, scoring 12 points with four rebounds and two assists.
Eleven different players logged minutes for the Terps, who displayed their improved depth in their 47th consecutive win in a home opener.
Reese has stayed the course while battling through injuries, slumps and coaching changes during his time in College Park.
The Terps start their season Tuesday against Mount St. Mary’s and will try to build off Willard's strong first year.
The freshman guard joined the Terps with aspirations to play and succeed early.
The Terps added four freshmen and three transfers who could make immediate impacts.
The Terps are still searching for their first commitment of the 2024 class.