The 23-6 first-half spurt helped the Terps pull away.
"He makes us a much faster team."
Although No. 6 Florida lost, the Terps stayed put.
Jalen Smith led the Terps with 19 points and added 11 rebounds.
Morsell scored 15 points and added five rebounds and four assists.
The Crusaders kept it close early, but the Terps eventually overpowered.
Smith returned to the Terps this season hungry to avenge last year's NCAA tournament defeat.
Aaron Wiggins and the freshman stood out, free-throw shooting did not.
“We want to be a little bit more complicated on defense."
"We’re trying to go onto bigger things, take the next step.”