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Struggling ‘Hoos, upstart Terps set to renew testy rivalry

Struggling ‘Hoos, upstart Terps set to renew testy rivalry

In November 2002, during the week leading up to his team’s game with UVA, then-Maryland coach Ralph Friedgen famously said: “We expect to beat teams like Duke and Virginia.” Smart. That Saturday, UVA crushed Maryland, 48-13. Friedgen was fired in 2010, having lost more games than he won against the orange and blue. At halftime […]

Phillip Sims gets ready to unleash one in the Hoos loss to Louisiana Tech. Photo: Jack Looney

Substitution infraction crushes Cavaliers’ comeback bid

Louisiana Tech quarterback Colby Cameron could not draw Virginia offsides on 4th-and-1 with 1:45 remaining, his team desperately clinging to a 44-38 lead. Coach Sonny Dykes called timeout, and UVA trotted its punt return team onto the field. Dykes didn’t oblige. Punter Ryan Allen stayed on the sideline, and Cameron lined up behind center. Virginia […]