Duke vs Maryland Wrap - Maryland Wins 21-16
|Duke vs Maryland Wrap - Maryland Wins 21-16|
The Blue Devils came up short against the Terrapins in Week 5 action on Saturday, falling 21-16 at Byrd Stadium.
Maryland won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 61.5.
Danny O'Brien completed 9 of 26 pass attempts for 170 yards for the Terrapins in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Josh Snead rushed for 32 yards for Duke, while Brandon Connette added 21 yards. Sean Renfree threw for 351 yards for the Blue Devils, while receivers Donovan Varner and Conner Vernon had 128 and 99 yards respectively.
Maryland was outgained by Duke 399-294 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-14 by the Blue Devils.
Duke lost the time of possession battle 31:10/28:50, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Maryland takes its act on the road to face Clemson looking for another win. For Duke, they head home to face Miami.