Mimi Collins scored a career-high 22 points to lead the Terps.
The walk-on threw for 218 yards and two touchdowns against Rutgers.
Smallwood, who worked at The Diamondback and The Black Explosion, died Dec. 6.
With Reese potentially out until March, Mimi Collins and Faith Masonius are being called upon to replicate her impact.
Ron Harper Jr., Jacob Young and Montez Mathis each average 16 or more points per game for the Scarlet Knights.
The Terps were without Taulia Tagovailoa, Chance Campbell and Ayinde Eley, among others.
“Coming out strong always gives you the momentum swing early in the game."
"They was tougher than us."
The Terps fell down by 23 at halftime and could not recover.
The Terps have six players averaging at least nine points per game.