The Terps were no match for a massive 35-point performance from the Hawkeyes' Keegan Murray.
The Terps and the Bears finished with 44 combined fouls and Maryland's starting five combined for 79 of its 81 points.
The Terps relied on a strong night from Eric Ayala to move past the Mountain Hawks.
The Terps will host the Mountain Hawks while introducing new safety measures following a surge in cases in the region.
The Terps had a full week between games and were able to benefit from extra practice time.
Fatts Russell and Eric Ayala combined for 38 points in the Terps' first win under interim head coach Danny Manning.
Terp fans will be quick to exaggerate Turgeon's flaws, but his exit will cause expansive chaos in the program.
In their first game under interim head coach Danny Manning, the Terps failed to get past familiar problems.
The Terps were plagued by the same shooting issues as before in their conference opener against Northwestern.