The Terps play the Rams for the first time in four years.
Morsell scored 15 points and added five rebounds and four assists.
The Crusaders kept it close early, but the Terps eventually overpowered.
The No. 7 Terps kick off their 2019-20 season at home against the Crusaders.
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.”
This is the highest the Terps have been ranked since the 2015-16 season.
“Pizza and Chick-fil-A every day, that ain’t going to cut it,” Serrel Smith said.