MARYLAND (4-6) This Saturday: At Syracuse, Carrier Dome, Syracuse, N.Y., 1 p.m.
APrevious game: The Terps built an 11-point lead before losing to Virginia, 46-21. Maryland was outscored 35-7 in the second half. The loss sealed another losing season for the Terps. Syracuse lost to Boston College, 31-0.
BKey statistics: Maryland quarterback Scott Milanovich (32-for-51, 351 yards passing), who over his previous four games had completed 74.2 percent of his passes for 1,094 yards and 12 touchdowns without an interception, was intercepted three times and sacked five times. He also lost one of his two fumbles. Milanovich's streak of 166 passes without an interception ended in the third quarter. Virginia limited the Terps to minus-34 yards rushing, although Maryland controlled the ball for 40:03. The Cavaliers put the game out of reach in the third quarter, when they scored 21 points and didn't let Maryland advance past its own 36. Virginia tailback Kevin Brooks rushed for 96 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries.
Injury: Tackle Jamie Bragg suffered a fractured and dislocated right ankle.
NAVY (2-7) This Saturday: Rice, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, 1:30 p.m.
Previous game: Navy was idle. Rice lost to Baylor, 19-14.
MORGAN STATE (3-7) This Saturday: At Towson State, Minnegan Stadium, 1 p.m.
Previous game: Morgan State defeated Howard, 17-14. With the win, the Bears avoided last place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference for the first time since they rejoined the league 10 years ago. Towson State routed Southern Connecticut, 48-0.
Key statistics: Down by 11 points with five minutes to play, Donte Carter (four catches for 84 yards) caught two fourth-quarter touchdown passes from Michael Moore to rally the Bears. Moore completed 13 of 25 for 211 yards. Morgan State gained 313 yards total offense and limited Howard to 188. Howard fumbled four times, losing three.
TOWSON STATE (7-2) This Saturday: Morgan State, Minnegan Stadium, 1 p.m.
Previous game: Towson State defeated Southern Connecticut, 48-0. Morgan State edged Howard, 17-14.
Key statistics: The Tigers gained 18 first downs and accumulated 440 yards total offense, including 280 on the ground. Brian McCarty led Towson State's rushing attack with 151 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries. Towson State quarterback Dan Crowley (10-for-23) threw two touchdown passes. The Tigers received a boost from their special teams, which returned five punts for 172 yards. Mark Orlando returned two punts for 111 yards. Dwane Exeter blocked one punt and Mike Kelly scored on another punt by recovering a bad snap and going eight yards for the final touchdown.
Injuries: Orlando (fractured forearm) and tight end Steve Szymanski (compound fracture of his ankle) will not play against Morgan State.
@BOWIE STATE (2-8) This Saturday: Season over.
Previous game: Bowie State concluded its season with a 13-3 loss to West Liberty State.
AKey statistics: West Liberty State running back Ed Christian ran for 118 of his team's 209 yards rushing. The Bulldogs were limited to 141 yards total offense. Bowie State quarterback Darrell Foote completed just nine of 24 for 86 yards with an interception, but he broke a school record in the process. Foote ended the season with 104 completions, breaking the record of 98 in a season set by Arthur Lee in 1983.
FROSTBURG STATE (8-1-1) This Saturday: Kean College, Bobcat Stadium, Frostburg, noon,
the Eastern College Athletic Conference Southwest championship game.
Previous game: Frostburg State concluded its regular season with a 50-17 victory over Methodist.
Key statistics: The Bobcats, who are averaging 34.4 points per ++ game, helped themselves wtih five interceptions. Ronald Wallace returned two interceptions for a total of 40 yards. Frostburg State quarterback Gilbert Telleria ran for one touchdown and passed for another. E. J. Fuller (81 yards rushing on eight carries) ran for two touchdowns and freshman Corey Simpson gained 82 yards on eight carries. The Bobcats' Arnie Bell returned three punts for a total of 91 yards, including a 70-yard return for a touchdown.
JOHNS HOPKINS (4-6) This Saturday: Season over.
Previous game: Johns Hopkins defeated Western Maryland, 28-21. The Blue Jays ended the season on a two-game winning streak.
Key statistics: Johns Hopkins senior defensive tackle Jelani Rucker (eight tackles, five sacks) scored three short touchdowns on five carries out of the offensive backfield. They were the only scores of Rucker's career. Johns Hopkins, which allowed 15 points per game this year, stopped Western Maryland quarterback Brian Van Deusen over the final three quarters with an excellent pass rush and well-designed zone coverages. Van Deusen (22-for-39, 199 yards) was intercepted twice, lost a costly fumble and threw for only 69 yards in the second half while completing eight of his last 20 passes. He was sacked five times. Strong safety Rob McGuire led the Blue Jays defense with 10 tackles and a sack. Johns Hopkins senior quarterback Mike Bopp completed 13 of 23 for 205 yards and a touchdown.
SALISBURY STATE (2-7) This Saturday: Season over.
Previous game: The Sea Gulls blew a 28-0 lead and lost to Guilford, 40-37, on Steve Bryant's 34-yard field goal with 19 seconds remaining. Guilford's Sean Ross blocked a 39-yard field-goal attempt by Brad Wheedleton as time ran out to preserve the win.
Key statistics: Salisbury State accumulated 556 total yards and gained 29 first downs, while Guilford had 470 yards and 28 first downs. The Quakers (8-2) scored 27 points in the final quarter. Guilford Quarterback Santes Beatty completed 15 of 29 passes for 218 yards and three touchdowns, while David Heggies rushed for 120 yards and two scores. Byron Pugh rushed for 197 yards and three touchdowns to lead Salisbury State. Sea Gulls quarterback Marc Thomas completed 20 of 34 passes for 174 yards.
WESTERN MARYLAND (5-4) This Saturday: Season over.
Previous game: Western Maryland lost to Johns Hopkins, 28-21.
Key statistics: The Green Terror's Matt Lecorchick ran for 72 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries. After taking a 14-6 lead early in the second quarter, Western Maryland gave up three unanswered touchdowns. Western Maryland was limited to 101 yards total offense in the second half.