Syracuse Defeats Rhode Island 21-14 - Recap
Ryan Nassib threw for 318 yards to lead the Orange over Rhode Island 21-14 on Saturday in Week 2 action at Carrier Dome.
Syracuse did not, however, defeat the Rams against the spread, which closed at 26 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 47.5.
Antwon Bailey rushed for 43 yards, while Prince-Tyson Gulley added 12 yards in the win. Van Chew and Alec Lemon added 134 and 94 receiving yards respectively.
Travis Hurd rushed for 57 yards for Rhode Island, while Steve Probst added 46 yards. Steve Probst threw for 154 yards for the Rams, while receivers Anthony Baskerville and Deontray Johnson had 88 and 27 yards respectively.
Rhode Island led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:04/27:56 split in that important category.