Terps come up short against WVU

It's a good thing West Virginia isn't joining the ACC today.

Maryland gave its best effort at a comeback, but the Terps could never quite get out of the first-half hole they dug themselves and fell 37-31 to West Virginia. The momentum Maryland gained in Week 1 from the buzz about its uniforms and the win against Miami came to a screeching halt when they fell behind 14-3, but in the end, the difference was the quarterbacks. Maryland quarterback Danny O'Brien threw a costly interception that sealed the loss, and the Terps couldn't stop West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, who had a career day.

The good news for Maryland is that this doesn't affect its 1-0 start in ACC play, and the Terps should be able to rebound with wins against Temple and Towson, but Temple gave Penn State trouble today, and could do the same with Maryland.