Terrapins vs Tigers Final: 28-3 - Recap
|Terrapins vs Tigers Final: 28-3 - Recap|
Davin Meggett scampered through the Towson defense for 102 yards as Maryland handed the Tigers a 28-3 defeat on Saturday at Byrd Stadium.
Maryland did not, however, defeat the Tigers against the spread, which closed at 26 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 56.5.
Danny O'Brien completed 14 of 21 pass attempts for 123 yards for the Terrapins in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Sterlin Phifer rushed for 75 yards for Towson, while Terrance West added 49 yards. Peter Athens threw for 217 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Tom Ryan and Leon Kinnard had 103 and 39 yards respectively.
Maryland was outgained by Towson 378-335 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Tigers.
Maryland lost the time of possession battle 35:39/24:21, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.