Mountaineers climb over Orange

Mountaineers climb over Orange

The West Virginia Mountaineers shutdown the Syracuse Orange in the second half Sunday in a 15-7 win.

The Mountaineers were a 3-point underdog in the game. The combined score was UNDER the posted over/under total (44.5).

Eric Wicks scored the Mounatineers lone touchdown by running back an interception 32 yards in the second quarter. Pat McAfee booted two field goals.

Damien Rhodes ran in the Orange lone touchdown while amassing 44 yards on 16 carries. Quarterback Perry Patterson struggled in the game completing 15-of-32 passes for 83 yards and two interceptions.