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Covered the spread

Michigan closed out the win and covered the 17-point spread with a 42-21 victory on homecoming.

Michigan 42, Maryland 21; final

Maryland adds late score

Tyrrell Pigrome rushed 5 yards for a Maryland touchdown as the clock is ticking away on this one.

Michigan 42, Maryland 21; 1:50 4th

Watson INT return builds on lead

Brandon Watson intercepted a Maryland pass and returned it 46 yards for a Michigan touchdown as the Wolverines continued to build the lead.

Michigan 42, Maryland 14; 4:25 4th

Hey, kid

Jared Wangler caught his first career touchdown pass from 7 yards out for Michigan, the same team his father, John, quarterbacked years ago.

It was Shea Patterson’s third touchdown pass of the game.

Ben Mason ran in the two-point conversion.

Michigan 35, Maryland 14; 6:37 4th

Streak snapper

Maryland’s Javon Leake scored a 1-yard touchdown to break a string of 24 consecutive Michigan points as the Terps are back on the board.

Michigan 27, Maryland 14; 11:28 4th

Rout is on at Big House

The Maryland offense continues to sputter as the fourth quarter begins in Ann Arbor.

The Terps have gained 87 total yards on 29 plays.

Michigan 27, Maryland 7; 15:00 4th

DPJ returns for a TD

A few plays after being laid out by a vicious targeting penalty, Donovan Peoples-Jones scored on a 34-yard pass from Shea Patterson for Michigan.

Maryland linebacker Tre Watson was called for the targeting and will not be able to play in the first half against Rutgers next week.

Michigan 27, Maryland 7; 2:15 3rd

Michigan pulling away from Terps

After Maryland punted its first possession of the second half, Michigan settled for a field goal.

Earlier on the drive, Donovan Peoples-Jones caught a 40-yard touchdown pass from Shea Patterson that was called back on a holding penalty.

Maryland defensive back Rayshad Lewis was ejected from the game for targeting and will sit out the first half of next week’s game against Rutgers.

Michigan 20, Maryland 7; 7:13 3rd

Halftime stats

Rushing: Maryland - Anthony McFarland, 3 carries, 22 yards; Michigan - Karan Higdon, 19 carries, 90 yards

Passing: Maryland - Kasim Hill, 1-4, 18 yards; Michigan - Shea Patterson, 11-18, 174 yards, TD, INT

Receiving: Maryland - D.J. Turner, 1 reception, 18 yards; Michigan - Zach Gentry, 4 receptions, 58 yards

Michigan up 10 at half

Maryland quarterback Kasim Hill re-entered to take a knee and end the half.

Michigan 17 Maryland 7; halftime

Patterson finds Bell for score

Ronnie Bell caught a 22-yard touchdown from Shea Patterson on third down as two Maryland defenders collided.

Patterson was rolling left and threaded the pass through the secondary.

Michigan 17, Maryland 7; 0:16 2nd

Michigan D-line loses player to injury

Michigan defensive lineman Michael Dwumfour was taken off the field on a cart after suffering what looked like a painful injury on his right leg.

Maryland inserted Tyrrell Pigrome at quarterback, who has been used in every game this season for interim coach Matt Canada, but came up empty on the possession. Michigan takes over on its 36.

Michigan 10, Maryland 7; 5:22 2nd

Mason gets Michigan lead back

Maryland punter Wade Lees, who is 30 and from Australia, pinned Michigan inside the 5 to start their first drive of the second quarter.

Shea Patterson found Nico Collins for a 51-yard pickup to take Michigan to the Maryland 26.

Then, wide receiver Grant Perry took a lateral and passed to Sean McKeon for a 12-yard gain.

The 11-play, 95-yard drive was capped by a 1-yard touchdown run by Ben Mason.

Michigan 10, Maryland 7, 8:21 2nd

Patterson intercepted late first

Michigan could not answer the kick return TD as Darnell Savage Jr. intercepted Shea Patterson after a tipped pass off Zach Gentry’s hands.

The Terps start the second quarter with the ball on Michigan's 46.

Maryland 7, Michigan 3; 15:00 2nd

Terps respond with KO return

Ty Johnson took a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown down the left sideline for a Maryland touchdown to gain its first lead.

Maryland 7, Michigan 3; 1:10 1st

Nordin good from 34

After Maryland went three-and-out, kicker Quinn Nordin got Michigan on the board with a 34-yard field goal.

The drive was highlighted by a Shea Patterson pass to tight end Zach Gentry for 31 yards.

Michigan 3, Maryland 0; 1:30 1st

Terps stuff Michigan on fourth down

Maryland linebacker Tre Watson met fullback Ben Mason at the line of scrimmage and drove him back to stall Michigan on a 4th-and-1 chance inside the Terps’ 25.

Shea Patterson converted a 3rd-and-10 pass to Grant Perry on the drive.

Michigan 0, Maryland 0; 4:47 1st

Bush narrowly avoids targeting call

Maryland’s opening drive stalled just across midfield before a punt put Michigan back at the 20-yard line.

The drive featured a touchy moment for Michigan fans as Devin Bush was called for roughing the passer on a play that could’ve been called targeting.

Michigan 0, Maryland 0; 8:54 1st

Flying Mason

The Michigan opening drive featured fullback Ben Mason jumping over defensive back Darnell Savage Jr. but the drive stalled just over midfield.

Michigan 0, Maryland 0; 11:52 1st

After a delay of a little more than an hour because of severe weather, Michigan and Maryland have gotten started.

Encouraging sign

Potential good news on the running back front for Michigan, as Chris Evans is participating in warmups.

There's reportedly going to be just a 17-minute halftime for this game, so plan your halftime activities accordingly.

Weather delay

We're here live at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor today and there's a weather delay.

The starting time has been announced as approximately 1:15 p.m. Gates will open at the Big House at 12:30.

The skinny

Michigan takes aim at its fifth straight victory on Saturday with a noon matchup against Maryland. Follow the action here throughout the game with live updates by Matt Schoch of The Detroit News.

MICHIGAN VS. MARYLAND

Kickoff: Noon Saturday, Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor

TV/radio: ABC/WWJ 950 AM

Records: Michigan 4-1, 2-0 Big Ten; Maryland 4-1, 1-1 Big Ten.

Line: Michigan by 17.

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