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It’s something to work with and could lead to further growth, even if there are no guarantees it will help the Terps find substantial success this year as they venture deeper into their schedule.

Notes:Edsall said sophomore tailback Justus Pickett, who scored the lone touchdown Saturday, “will probably go and be the starter” Saturday at Temple. Freshman Albert Reid, who started against Temple, also will be expected to play. …

Saturday was the fourth 7-6 victory in Maryland’s history and the first since a 1931 triumph over Virginia. …

The Terps last won a game while scoring seven points or less in a 6-0 defeat of Temple in 1999. It was the only time Maryland started a freshman in its season opener before Saturday.