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Going for 2 in overtime, Maryland comes up short in wild 52-51 loss to No. 10 Ohio State

Going for 2 in overtime, Maryland comes up short in wild 52-51 loss to No. 10 Ohio State

More than four hours after it began, more than 100 points and nearly 1,200 yards later, it came down to a matter of a couple of feet on a 2-point conversion play in overtime between Maryland and No. 10 Ohio State on Saturday afternoon.

It was a play that interim coach and offensive coordinator Matt Canada felt his players could make, in a game he thought they deserved to win, on a stage that, unlike their counterparts on the Buckeyes, few Terps had ever played before.

After the teams traded touchdowns in overtime — a 5-yard run by Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. that gave the Buckeyes their only lead of the game and a 1-yard run by Maryland sophomore running back...

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