Recap - Orange Defeat Maryland 20-3
|Recap - Orange Defeat Maryland 20-3|
Jerome Smith ran for 118 yards as Syracuse handled Maryland by a score of 20-3 on Saturday at Byrd Stadium.
The Orange were a 5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 55.5.
Terrel Hunt completed 15 of 24 pass attempts for 140 yards for the Orange in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Terrapins defense.
Brandon Ross rushed for 54 yards for Maryland, while Albert Reid added 11 yards. C.J. Brown threw for 211 yards for the Terrapins, while receivers Amba Etta and Nigel King had 109 and 65 yards respectively.
Maryland was outgained by Syracuse 382-292 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-18 by the Terrapins.
Maryland lost the time of possession battle 30:15/29:45, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Syracuse heads into a Week 12 battle against Florida State. Maryland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Virginia Tech.