The Terps scored 57 first-half points, their most since 2010. Their 92 points mark a season-high and the third-most under coach Kevin Willard.
The Terps shot 19.2 percent from the field and are 1-3 this season.
After their first three games, the Terps currently sit at the bottom of the Big Ten in average points per game.
The Terps dropped both games at the Asheville Championship and fell to 1-2 on the season.
The Terps struggled offensively throughout most of Friday's contest and couldn't complete a late comeback.
Harris-Smith became the first true freshman to start for Maryland in a season-opener since 2018, scoring 12 points with four rebounds and two assists.
Eleven different players logged minutes for the Terps, who displayed their improved depth in their 47th consecutive win in a home opener.
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The Terps start their season Tuesday against Mount St. Mary’s and will try to build off Willard's strong first year.
Scott joins Jahmir Young as a key starter to use their extra year of eligibility for the Terps during the 2023-24 season.