Daniel Kelly scored the game-winner to hand the Cavaliers their first loss of the season.
Hannah Leubecker led the charge with five first half goals.
The Terps play Arizona at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
Jaxon Smith's loss late Friday night concluded the Terps' 2023 season.
The Terps defeated North Dakota earlier on Friday in their home-opener.
Reese played a career-high 37 minutes and racked up 17 points, nine rebounds and three assists to go along with three blocks in his first NCAA tournament game.
The Terps will take on No. 7 seed Arizona on Sunday.
Terps' coach Mark Montgomery keeps an honest dialogue with players on his team and those interested in transferring to College Park.
After watching last year's game film, Vaughn made slight adjustments to the Terps' lineup.
The Terps beat the Cavaliers in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals last season.