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NCAA Game Summary - Maryland at Boston College



(Saturday, October 23rd)

Final Score: Maryland 24, Boston College 21

Chestnut Hill, MA (Sports Network) - Danny O'Brien threw for three touchdown passes to lead the Maryland Terrapins to a slim, 24-21 victory over the Boston College Eagles in ACC play at Alumni Stadium.

O'Brien finished with 182 yards on 26-of-39 passing for Maryland (5-2, 2-1 ACC), while Torrey Smith finished with 34 yards and one score on eight receptions.

Montel Harris led the way for Boston College (2-5, 0-4), as the tailback rumbled for 116 yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Chase Rettig threw for 189 yards and one touchdown, but was also intercepted twice in the setback.

The lone touchdown of the first quarter was scored by Maryland, as O'Brien connected with Smith for a two-yard touchdown pass.

The Eagles evened the score at seven apiece early in the second stanza when Rettig connected with Bobby Swigert for a three-yard touchdown.

Maryland responded with two straight touchdowns, as O'Brien first hit Ronnie Tyler with a nine-yard scoring strike, and followed that with a six-yard touchdown pass to Kerry Boykins.

The Terps increased their lead to 24-7 late in the third quarter, as Maryland capped off a 13-play, 74-yard drive with a 26-yard field goal by Travis Baltz.

The Eagles soared back in the final frame thanks to two touchdown runs by Harris of one and three yards, respectively.

However, the defense for Maryland was able to hold on to the slim three-point lead down the stretch, earning its third win in four games.

10/23 17:27:18 ET

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