In perhaps as tightly contested a 20-point game as you'll find, Maryland shut the door on NC State in the fourth quarter, 41-21, to officially close the book on its days in the ACC.
Maryland is already bowl eligible, but the Terrapins would like to improve their stock with a win in the ACC finale against NC State. Preview here.
Juan Dixon had some trouble tying his tie, but otherwise the first game of the new chapter of his life went smoothly on Friday night. Details here.
Maryland's hiring of Juan Dixon drew praise, then a question. What does a special assistant do? Explaining his role here.