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Golden Gophers vs Terrapins Final: 34-16 - Recap

Ky Thomas scampered through the Maryland defense for 139 yards as Minnesota handed the Terrapins a 34-16 defeat on Saturday at Huntington Bank Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Golden Gophers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -4.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 52.5.

Ky Thomas rushed for 139 yards, while Mar'Keise Irving added 105 yards in the win. Chris Autman-Bell and Mike Brown-Stephens added 35 and 35 receiving yards respectively.

Challen Faamatau rushed for 37 yards for Maryland, while Tayon Fleet-Davis added 21 yards. Taulia Tagovailoa threw for 189 yards for the Terrapins, while receivers Marcus Fleming and Rakim Jarrett had 62 and 56 yards respectively.

Minnesota outgained Maryland 451-268 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-14 by the Golden Gophers.

The time of possession battle favored Minnesota as their offense was on the field for 37:35, longer than the 22:25 of their opponents.

Minnesota heads into a Week 9 battle against Northwestern. Maryland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Indiana.