NCAA Game Summary - Maryland at Miami-Florida|
(Saturday, November 6th)
Final Score: Miami-Florida 26, Maryland 20
Miami Gardens, FL (Sports Network) - Stephen Morris completed a 35-yard pass
to Leonard Hankerson with under a minute remaining to lift the Miami-Florida
Hurricanes to a 26-20 victory over the Maryland Terrapins in an ACC battle at
Sun Life Stadium.
Morris completed 18-of-30 for 286 yards and the decisive score under center in
the win for Miami-Florida (6-3, 4-2 ACC), while Lamar Miller led the
Hurricanes on the ground with a 125-yard effort that yielded a touchdown.
Travis Benjamin caught five passes for 127 yards to lead the receiving corps,
while Mike James ran for 51 yards and a touchdown as well.
Danny O'Brien completed just 9-of-28 passes for 134 yards with a touchdown and
an interception to lead Maryland (6-3, 4-2) in the loss, while Davin Meggett
ran for 70 yards on just nine carries. Kevin Dorsey caught three passes for 63
yards and a score as well for the Terrapins.
The Hurricanes struck first, as Miller found the end zone following an eight-
yard scamper. The extra point, however, missed, leaving the Hurricanes with a
The Terrapins responded early in the second quarter, as a 42-yard strike from
O'Brien to Dorsey gave Maryland a 7-6 lead.
The Terrapins took a 14-6 lead just minutes later, as Alex Wujciak returned an
interception 60 yards for a touchdown.
A two-yard run from James midway through the frame pulled the Hurricanes to
within 14-12, following a blocked extra point.
The Terrapins earned a 17-12 advantage late in the stanza with a 27-yard
Travis Baltz field goal, but the Hurricanes responded with a 33-yard kick from
Matt Bosher with under a minute remaining in the half to cut the lead to 17-15
at the break.
Bosher gave the Hurricanes an 18-17 lead late in the third period with a 31-
yard field goal.
But the Terrapins reclaimed the lead early in the final period of play with a
23-yard Baltz kick.
With just over three minutes remaining in the contest, the Hurricanes put
together a seven-play, 82-yard drive that culminated in a 35-yard toss with
less than a minute left from Morris to Hankerson to seal the victory for
11/06 17:57:11 ET