No. 5 Wisconsin stays unbeaten with 38-13 win over Maryland


No. 5 Wisconsin stays unbeaten with 38-13 win over Maryland

MADISON, Wis. -- Jonathan Taylor ran for a touchdown and broke the 1,000-yard mark for the season, Alex Hornibrook passed for two scores and No. 5 Wisconsin stayed unbeaten with a 38-13 win over Maryland on Saturday.

Taylor finished with 126 yards on 22 carries, a relatively ho-hum day following two straight 200-yard outings for the running back.

Playing in his seventh contest at Wisconsin (7-0, 4-0 Big Ten), Taylor tied a major college football record shared by five other backs for fewest games by a freshman to get to 1,000 yards.

Hornibrook shook off an interception on his second attempt of the day, finishing 16 of 24 for 225 yards to balance the offense.

Maryland (3-4, 1-3), which has the league's worst defense, could have picked up some early pointers from Wisconsin.

Under heavy pressure, Max Bortenschlager's pass over the middle was intercepted by Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Edwards and returned 54 yards for a touchdown to open the scoring with 12:18 left in the first quarter.

No wonder Maryland rarely took a shot down the field.

But the Terrapins did have some success running the ball out of spread formations, with Ty Johnson leading the way with 83 yards on 16 carries. They dented a defense that was allowing a Big Ten-best 78.8 yards a game for 143 yards overall on 35 carries.

An 11-play, 73-yard drive set up in part by eight runs and a penalty ended with Bortenschlager's 10-yard touchdown pass to Taivon Jacobs to get Maryland to within 28-10 about midway through the third quarter.

Wisconsin, though, sets a high bar in the ground game, and Maryland just couldn't keep up.

Fullback Austin Ramesh's 1-yard touchdown run with 9:10 left in the game ended an 11-play, 76-yard drive, giving Wisconsin a three-score lead that extinguished any faint upset hopes.

Liberty at Virginia: Date, time, TV Channel, Live stream, how to watch

Liberty at Virginia: Date, time, TV Channel, Live stream, how to watch

Week 13 of the college football season is here.

Liberty (6-4) enters Week 13 as the underdog against the 7-3 Virginia Cavaliers. But for the Flames, upending the Cavaliers would send a message that they're more than deserving of a bowl game. 

Meanwhile, Virginia is fighting to stay ahead of Pitt, Virginia Tech and Miami in the ACC coastal division. Virginia has one more conference win than the others, though the Panthers and Hokies have the same overall records as the Cavaliers.

You can catch all the action Saturday at noon on NBC Sports Washington Plus as part of the network's season-long ACC coverage.

How to watch Liberty vs. Virginia

Who: Liberty vs. Virginia

What: Regular Season Week 13

When: Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, 12 p.m. ET

Where: Scott Stadium, Charlottesville, Virginia

TV Channel: NBC Sports Washington Plus

Live Stream: NBC Sports Washington

Radio: LFSN Radio Live, WRVA 1140 AM/96.1FM, Tune-In Radio

Point Spread: N/A

Over/Under: N/A

Weather: 44 degrees, chance of rain

Liberty's full 2019 football schedule

Week 1: vs. Syracuse, L, 24-0
Week 2: at Louisiana, L, 35-14
Week 3: vs. Buffalo, W, 35-17
Week 4: vs. Hampton, W, 62-27
Week 5: vs. New Mexico, W, 17-10
Week 6: at New Mexico State, W, 20-13
Week 7: BYE
Week 8: vs. Maine, W, 59-44
Week 9: at Rutgers, L, 44-34
Week 10: at UMass, W, 63-21
Week 11: at BYU, L, 31-24
Week 12: BYE
Week 13: at Virginia, 12 p.m.
Week 14: vs. New Mexico State, 2 p.m.

Virginia's full 2019 football schedule

Week 1: at Pitt, W, 30-14
Week 2: vs. William & Mary, W, 52-17
Week 3: vs. FSU, W, 31-24
Week 4: vs. ODU
Week 5: at Notre Dame, L, 35-20
Week 6: BYE
Week 7: at Miami, L, 17-9
Week 8: vs. Duke, W, 48-14
Week 9: at Louisville, L, 28-21
Week 10: at UNC, W 38-31
Week 11: at Georgia Tech, W, 33-28
Week 12: BYE
Week 13: vs. Liberty, 12 p.m.
Week 14: vs. Virginia Tech, 12 p.m.

Elon at North Carolina: TV Channel, how to watch

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Elon at North Carolina: TV Channel, how to watch

Every year the North Carolina Tar Heels play several nonconference matchups with smaller North Carolina programs. Head coach Roy Williams always makes it a priority to schedule area mid-major schools.

Fortunately for him, the Tar Heels didn't have to schedule Elon this season. They'll play on Wednesday as a campus game for the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 

UNC is undefeated and ranked No. 5 in the country. Behind NBA Draft prospect, Cole Anthony, the Tar Heels have rolled through their competition. 

Elon has yet to garner a win against a Division I opponent despite their 2-2 record. They are coming off blowout losses to Georgia Tech and Michigan.

Here is all the information you'll need to view the game on NBC Sports Washington Plus. 

#5 North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Elon Phoenix How to Watch

What: North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Elon Phoenix
Where: Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
When: 8:30 p.m. ET
TV Channel: NBC Sports Washington Plus (Channel Finder)
Radio: N/A in D.C. area

North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Elon Phoenix Preview

Conference: ACC, CAA
Record: UNC (3-0, 1-0 ACC), Elon (2-2)
Last Game: 77-61 win vs. Gardner-Webb (UNC)/ 70-50 loss at Michigan (Elon)
Leading Scorers: Cole Anthony 27.3 ppg (UNC), Marcus Sheffield II, 17.3 ppg (Elon)