The Terps never led as the Wolverines swept the season series.
The senior scored a career-high 19 points in the victory.
The Terps' bench was outscored 33-16 against the Hawkeyes.
“To be on the road, away from our families, not having anyone at the games — all we have is each other,” guard Marcus Dockery said.
Morsell is out after suffering a facial fracture against No. 16 Michigan on New Year's Eve.
"It's actually probably the best thing that has happened to us."
Donta Scott keyed the comeback attempt with 15 second-half points.
Eric Ayala scored a career-high 23 points to lead the Terps.
The Terps shot 34 percent from the field in the loss.
"They was tougher than us."