Terrapins Fall 45-38 Against North Carolina - Game Recap
|Terrapins Fall 45-38 Against North Carolina - Game Recap|
Bryn Renner sliced and diced the Terrapins defense for 305 yards as North Carolina handed Maryland a 45-38 defeat on Saturday at Kenan Stadium.
North Carolina won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 25-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 53.5.
Giovani Bernard rushed for 163 yards, while A.J. Blue added 18 yards in the win. Quinshad Davis and Eric Ebron added 135 and 57 receiving yards respectively.
Brandon Ross rushed for 141 yards for Maryland, while Shawn Petty added 20 yards. Shawn Petty threw for 208 yards for the Terrapins, while receivers Stefon Diggs and Nigel King had 82 and 72 yards respectively.
Maryland was outgained by North Carolina 494-404 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-21 by the Tar Heels.
North Carolina lost the time of possession battle 33:42/26:18, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.