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Pitt cruises past Maryland in first ACC home game

Sophomore guard Seth Allen had his best game since coming back from a broken foot, scoring 18 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Maryland Terrapins (10-6, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) in their 79-59 loss Monday night.

After a mostly clean game against Georgia Tech on Saturday, the Terps turned the ball over 12 times against ACC newcomer Pittsburgh (14-1, 2-0).
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Terps beat Georgia Tech in ACC home opener

Nick Faust scored 16 points off the bench as the Terrapins (10-5, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (9-5, 0-1) 77-61 Saturday afternoon.

Maryland showed what they could do when they don’t turn the ball over. The Terps only turned it over six times.
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Bengals take care of Ravens

The Ravens (8-8) are no longer in the running to defend their Super Bowl title. Cincinnati (11-5) stomped the Ravens 34-17 to eliminate them from playoff contention.

Joe Flacco threw three interceptions at very bad times which negated Andy Dalton’s four interceptions.
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Patriots snap Ravens four-game winning streak

The offense struggled mightily and nothing seemed to go right for the Ravens (8-7) in their 41-7 loss to the Patriots (11-4).

Joe Flacco couldn’t find anyone down the field and threw two interceptions in the loss.
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Ravens win crazy game over Vikings

The Ravens (7-6) kept their grasp on the second wild card spot in the AFC playoffs in one of the craziest games this season has seen. Baltimore needed two quick scores to beat the Vikings (3-9-1) 29-26 Sunday afternoon.

Bad weather played a part in this game from the start and it showed until the fourth quarter.
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No. 5 Ohio State blows Terps away

In Wednesday night’s 76-60 loss to the No. 5 Ohio State Buckeyes (7-0), the Maryland Terrapins (5-3) were clearly outclassed.

The recurring issues of turnovers and missed foul shots were there all night. However, the most troubling part of the game was Maryland’s refusal to run its offense.
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Maryland beats NC State 41-21 in ACC finale

Maryland (7-5, 3-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) fell behind by a touchdown early, but scored 34 unanswered points en route to a 41-21 victory over the North Carolina State Wolfpack (3-9, 0-8) Saturday afternoon.

Quarterback C.J. Brown led the Terps with five touchdowns (three rushing). Brown hit Nigel King for a 53-yard touchdown in the first half before running for 49 yards for another touchdown.
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Ravens edge Steelers 22-20

The Ravens (6-6) have found their way back in to the playoff picture with a 22-20 Thanksgiving night victory over the arch-rival Pittsburgh Steelers (5-7).

In a typical body bag game between these two bitter rivals, Ben Roethlisberger stared down the Ravens’ defense to drive the Steelers to three touchdowns. However, the defense got the better of Roethlisberger on a failed two-point conversion attempt to Emmanuel Sanders.
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Ravens beat Jets, get closer in playoff chase

Jacoby Jones had his best game of the season catching four passes for 103 yards and a touchdown in the Ravens (5-6) 19-3 victory over the New York Jets (5-6) Sunday afternoon. Jones also had several big returns on punts.

In a mostly defensive battle, both Joe Flacco and Geno Smith battled windy conditions. The rookie, Smith, turned the ball over three times, including two interceptions.
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Boston College beats Terps on last-second field goal

An ill-timed timeout by Maryland coach Randy Edsall at the end of regulation. As Boston College (7-4, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) was lining up for a 52-yard field goal, Edsall called a timeout as the ball sailed wide left. The Terps (6-5, 2-5) ended their ACC home schedule with a 29-26 loss.

Maryland’s offense struggled for much of the day, as has been the case since Stefon Diggs and Deon Long got hurt in the Wake Forest game. However, they were able to muster 24 points. Maryland’s other two points came on a blocked extra point.
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