The Terrapins, losers of their last eight games, are trying to avoid their longest single-season losing streak since 1967, when they were defeated in all nine games.
Virginia Tech needs to beat Virginia on Saturday to keep its streak of 23 bowl appearances intact in Frank Beamer’s final season as the Hokies’ coach.
Allen scored a career-high 32 points for Duke in his return to the starting lineup, helping the Blue Devils defeat Georgetown, 86-84, on Sunday in the 2K Classic title game at Madison Square Garden.
One of the main qualifications for the Heisman Trophy is excellence with integrity. No player in college football may exhibit those traits better than Reynolds, Navy’s record-setting quarterback.
Matt Johns threw for a career high 344 yards and two touchdowns, and Virginia, which led by 21 points late in the first quarter, hung on to beat visiting Duke, 42-34, on Saturday.
Nate Sudfeld threw four touchdown passes, helping Indiana climb out of an 18-point first-half deficit to defeat Maryland, 47-28, and earn its first win in the Big Ten.
Quinshad Davis had a five-yard touchdown reception in overtime, leading North Carolina to a 30-27 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday in Beamer’s last game at Lane Stadium.
Copeland scored all 15 points of his in the second half, and Georgetown avoided starting a season with three consecutive losses for the first time in school history with a 71-61 victory over Wisconsin in New York.
Maryland did not lead for the first time until Rasheed Sulaimon’s runner with 5:19 left put the Terrapins up by two points, and they held on to win, 65-58, on Friday night.
Shayok was among five Virginia players who scored 10 or more points, and the Cavaliers advanced to the championship game of the Charleston Classic with an 87-52 victory over Long Beach State.
Considered one of the top teams in the country as the season began, Maryland coach Mark Turgeon was pleased with the challenge from Georgetown on Tuesday, noting that it was “exactly what we needed.”
The way Melo Trimble, D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera and their teammates played in the first game between the two teams in the Washington area in more than 20 years left everyone wanting more.