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Boston College beats Maryland 29-26 on final play

12:18 AM, Nov 24, 2013   |    comments
Boston College Eagles kicker Nate Freese (85) watches his 52 yard field goal attempt go through the uprights as time expires to win the game against the Maryland Terrapins at Byrd Stadium. Boston College Eagles defeated Maryland Terrapins 29-26. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Andre Williams rushed for 263 yards to become the 16th player in NCAA history to top 2,000 in a single season, and Nate Freese kicked a second-chance, 52-yard field goal as time expired to give Boston College a 29-26 comeback victory over Maryland on Saturday.

Williams scored two touchdowns and now has 2,073 yards on the ground this year. His 36-yard run in the closing seconds set up Freese's game winner.

Freese was wide left on his first try, but a Maryland timeout gave him a second chance, which he put through the uprights.

That gave Boston College (7-4, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) its fourth straight win.

Maryland (6-5, 2-5) took a 26-24 lead when Chase Rettig then threw to a wide open Alex Amidon for a 74-yard score.

The conversion was blocked, and Maryland's Anthony Nixon took it the distance the other way to tie it with 5:02 left.



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