Oct. 11, 1997

Maryland No Match for 24th-ranked West Virginia

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Amos Zereoue rushed for 145 yards and a touchdown and converted cornerback Pat Greene ran an interception back 49 yards for a score as 24th-ranked West Virginia defeated Maryland, 31-14.

Marc Bulger threw for two touchdowns for the Mountaineers (5-1), who scored their first two TD's in a span of 1:13 bridging the first and second quarters. Zereoue, who carried the ball 30 times, has 896 yards and 10 rushing touchdowns this season.

Brian Cummings threw for a touchdown and Buddy Rodgers ran for one for Maryland (2-4), which has lost seven of the last 10 games between the schools. The Terrapins committed three turnovers.

West Virginia leads the series, 17-16-2, and is 9-8-1 at Maryland.