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Maryland Vs. Virginia: Terps Gain Control With 35-23 Lead

The fourth quarter is underway in Charlottesville and we seem to be headed towards a great finish.

This crucial ACC Atlantic Division matchup has now had five lead changes

After two punts to start the second half, the Cavaliers recaptured the lead by driving the ball 80-yards on 11 plays, using almost five minutes of game time. Virginia kicker Robert Randolph put his team in the lead by converting a 37-yard field goal attempt.

It didn't take long for the Terrapins to come back though. The team's running game hasn't been doing well in most parts of the field, but it has been on-point inside the 20-yard line throughout the entire game. Maryland turned to D.J. Adams on the first two plays of the fourth quarter and he punched the ball in once again behind the left side of the offensive line. Adams had three touchdowns on the season before today. He's now matched that total in one game.

After two UVA penalties that backed the Cavaliers up to their own 5-yard line on the ensuing possession, Maryland started with great field position and was able to emerge with its biggest lead of the game. This time it was Danny O'Brien's 2-yard pass to Da'Rel Scott for the score.

This game is going to come down to who wants it more. The Terrapins, who could still win the ACC? Or the Cavaliers on their senior night?