In the midst of a three-game losing streak, Maryland will travel to Brooklyn, NY to face #20 Florida as part of the 2021 Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational at the Barclays Center. The Gators currently have a record of 7-2 (0-0 SEC), and had lost two straight games to Oklahoma and Texas Southern before beating North Florida on Wednesday night. Their best wins have come against Florida State and Ohio State. Mike White is in his seventh season as their head coach after leading them to a 15-10 (9-7) record last season, which culminated in a loss to Oral Roberts in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
- Maryland: #53 (#90 AdjO, #41 AdjD; #106 AdjT)
- Florida: #25 (#47 AdjO, #17 AdjD; #127 AdjT)