Maryland at Boston College

Boston College 20, Maryland 17


BOSTON (AP) - Chase Rettig completed a 14-yard touchdown pass to Johnathan Coleman with 52 seconds left to give Boston College a 20-17 victory over Maryland on Saturday.

The victory snapped a five-game losing streak for the Eagles (2-6, 1-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) and helped them avoid their worst start since 1989.

Former fourth-stringer Caleb Rowe completed a 66-yard touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs midway through the fourth quarter to give Maryland (4-4, 2-2) its first lead of the game. But on the first play after BC's go-ahead touchdown, Rowe was intercepted by Spenser Rositano.

A freshman making the start because of injuries to Maryland's top three quarterbacks, Rowe completed 23 of 42 passes for 240 yards and two touchdowns. But he was also picked off three times.

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Scoring Summary
BCDavid Dudeck 20 yd pass from Chase Rettig (Nate Freese kick)
BCNate Freese 36 yd FG
BCNate Freese 28 yd FG
MDNigel King 1 yd pass from Caleb Rowe (Brendan Magistro kick)
MDBrendan Magistro 28 yd FG
MDStefon Diggs 66 yd pass from Caleb Rowe (Brendan Magistro kick)
BCJohnathan Coleman 14 yd pass from Chase Rettig (Nate Freese kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1617
Third Down Efficiency5-183-13
Fourth Down Efficiency2-20-1
Plays-Net Yards74-33766-295
Passing Yds240287
Kick Return Yds4383
Punt Return Yds11109
Time of Poss.33:2726:33
Individual Stats
MD: Wes Brown 23-73, Caleb Rowe 9-24
BC: Andre Williams 16-60, Team 2--2, David Dudeck 2--7, Chase Rettig 7--43
MD: Caleb Rowe 23-42-240-3
BC: Chase Rettig 21-39-287-0
MD: Stefon Diggs 11-152, Kevin Dorsey 3-41, Nigel King 3-15, Matt Furstenburg 2-21, Wes Brown 2--6, Devonte Campbell 1-13, Levern Jacobs 1-4
BC: Alex Amidon 9-137, Johnathan Coleman 4-58, Chris Pantale 4-54, David Dudeck 1-20, Donte Elliott 1-7, Spiffy Evans 1-6, Bobby Swigert 1-5
Maryland5th Big Ten East3-66-7
Boston College6th Atlantic Coast Atlantic2-67-6

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