Despite keeping the game close against No. 3 Purdue, the Terps fell to 11-14 on the season with its fifth straight defeat.
With the potential for a last-second upset victory, the Terps couldn't pull out the win over the Boilermakers.
The freshman walk-on is bringing life to the Terps' bench and giving his all on the practice court.
The Terps kept pace with the Hoosiers in the opening half, but were quickly outmatched in the second, dropping a crucial Big Ten game.
The Terps' 68-60 win over Rutgers was their third win against a conference opponent the second time of playing them.
The Terps won their second consecutive conference game for the first time this season and handed the Scarlet Knights their second loss at home.
After starting the game on the bench for the first time all season, Scott led all scorers with 25 points.
Reese started at center in place of Qudus Wahab and became the first true freshman to start a Terps men's basketball game since Donta Scott in 2019.
The Terps led by 11 at halftime, but a 30-point performance from Ron Harper Jr. dashed their hopes at a win.
Eric Ayala dropped a career-high 26 points with a double-double against the Wildcats.