A crowd of more than 5,000 on Sunday witnessed the University of Miami jump out to its best conference start since 1997 when the Canes defeated the Maryland Terrapins, 54-47 at the BankUnited Center.
It’s not BCS chaos, but conference realignment chaos has erupted again in 2012 with the University of Maryland firing the first shot. Monday, Maryland’s Board of Regents approved an eventual move to the Big Ten Conference.
Devonta Freeman ran for 148 yards and two touchdowns, Florida State’s top-ranked defense lived up to its billing and the No. 10 Seminoles rolled past Maryland 41-14 Saturday to earn a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.
Playing this year’s Florida State Seminoles team can be tough enough if you have a completely healthy roster. But Maryland heads into Saturday’s game with a linebacker at quarterback and multiple players sidelined with injuries.
The Miami Hurricanes entered Tuesday night’s game against Maryland with a mission to win out the rest of the season and head to the NCAA Tournament in March. Unfortunately for Hurricanes fans, things didn’t go exactly as planned.