Hurricanes Down Maryland 26-20 - Match Report
Lamar Miller ran for 125 yards as Miami handled Maryland by a score of 26-20 on Saturday at Sun Life Stadium.
Miami won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 46.5.
Stephen Morris completed 18 of 30 pass attempts for 286 yards for the Hurricanes in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Terrapins defense.
Davin Meggett rushed for 70 yards for Maryland, while Da'Rel Scott added 30 yards. Danny O'Brien threw for 134 yards for the Terrapins, while receivers Kevin Dorsey and Torrey Smith had 63 and 35 yards respectively.
Miami outgained Maryland 504-254 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-15 by the Hurricanes.
The time of possession battle favored Miami as their offense was on the field for 36:42, longer than the 23:18 of their opponents.
Next game, Miami takes its act on the road to face Georgia Tech looking for another win. For Maryland, they head on the road to face Virginia.