Fourth quarter dooms UVa. again as Terps rally for 42-23 win
“We do have to find a way to put a game away in the fourth quarter,” UVa. coach Mike London said by way of understatement after his Cavaliers let another one slip through their fingers, 42-23 in their home finale Saturday to the Terrapins.
Maryland (7-3, 4-2 ACC) took the lead 35 seconds into the fourth quarter on a two-yard run by D.J. Adams. A two-yard touchdown pass from Danny O’Brien to Da’Rel Scott made it 35-23 with 8:12 to go. UVa. quarterback Marc Verica was intercepted on each of the next two ‘Hoo series, and the Terps converted on the short field the second time with a 12-yard touchdown pass from O’Brien to Torrey Smith with 2:35 left to put the game out of reach.