West Virginia Defeats Maryland 37-31 - Recap
|West Virginia Defeats Maryland 37-31 - Recap|
West Virginia's aerial attack produced 388 yards and the Mountaineers produced a 37-31 victory over Maryland on Saturday at Byrd Stadium.
The Mountaineers were a 1-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 56.5.
Andrew Buie rushed for 51 yards, while Vernard Roberts added 36 yards in the win. Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey added 122 and 113 receiving yards respectively.
Davin Meggett rushed for 113 yards for Maryland, while D.J. Adams added 64 yards. Danny O'Brien threw for 289 yards for the Terrapins, while receivers Kevin Dorsey and Matt Furstenburg had 79 and 70 yards respectively.
West Virginia outgained Maryland 480-477 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-27 by the Terrapins.
Maryland lost the time of possession battle 31:33/28:27, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
West Virginia heads into a Week 4 battle against LSU. Maryland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Temple.