The Terps fell to their third consecutive loss in a lopsided fashion against the Bruins, suffering their worst ever lost at Xfinity Center.
The Terps made just two of their 24 three-pointers against the Volunteers.
The Terps dropped seven spots in the rankings after they fell at Wisconsin Tuesday and lost to then-No. 7 Tennessee at Barclays Center Sunday.
The Terps once trailed by 21 points but had a shot to tie the game as the buzzer sounded.
The Terps notched only nine points in transition — their third lowest total of the season.
The Terps fell to 8-1 after an undefeated start to the season.
The Terps reached their highest ranking since March 18, 2020, after defeating then-No. 16 Illinois on Friday.
The Terps remain one of just 15 unbeaten teams in the country following their win over the Illini.
The Terps took down their first ranked opponent of the year to advance to 8-0.
Willard was an assistant coach and later associate head coach with the Cardinals from 2001 to 2007.