The Terps gave up multiple Fordham runs but hung on for the win.
The Terps only had one player score over 10 points in the loss.
The shorthanded Terps shot just 30.3 percent from the field in the loss.
The Terps host the defending national champion Gamecocks Friday in College Park.
The Terps's 2023 class is ranked No. 9 by ESPN, and a host of other programs announce signees that are set to join teams next year.
Miller went down with a leg injury in the second quarter, forcing the Terps to turn to the two transfers for production.
Miller left the game in the second quarter with a right knee injury and was ruled out for “precautionary reasons.”
The South Florida transfer committed to the Terps before stepping on campus.
The Terps outscored their two Division II opponents 207-85 in their two exhibition games.
The two players both transferred from Princeton and recently celebrated their third anniversary.