Terrapins Down Virginia 27-26 - Match Report
Caleb Rowe sliced and diced the Cavaliers defense for 332 yards as Maryland handed Virginia a 27-26 defeat on Saturday at Byrd Stadium.
Maryland won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 40.5.
Brandon Ross rushed for 88 yards, while Albert Reid added 41 yards in the win. Deon Long and Stefon Diggs added 98 and 96 receiving yards respectively.
Kevin Parks rushed for 112 yards for Virginia, while Khalek Shepherd added 81 yards. David Watford threw for 263 yards for the Cavaliers, while receivers Jake McGee and Kevin Parks had 114 and 50 yards respectively.
Virginia outgained Maryland 505-468 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-19 by the Cavaliers.
The time of possession battle favored Virginia as their offense was on the field for 37:45, longer than the 22:15 of their opponents.
Next game, Maryland takes its act on the road to face Wake Forest looking for another win. For Virginia, they head home to face Duke.