Scarlet Knights Down Syracuse 19-16 - Match Report
The Orange came up short against the Scarlet Knights in Week 5 action on Saturday, falling 19-16 at Carrier Dome.
The Scarlet Knights were a 1.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 50.5.
Chas Dodd completed 14 of 31 pass attempts for 166 yards for the Scarlet Knights in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Orange defense.
Antwon Bailey rushed for 124 yards for Syracuse, while Jerome Smith added 6 yards. Ryan Nassib threw for 169 yards for the Orange, while receivers Alec Lemon and Nick Provo had 54 and 50 yards respectively.
Rutgers outgained Syracuse 302-295 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-15 by the Scarlet Knights.
Rutgers led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 36:30/23:30 split in that important category.
Rutgers looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Pittsburgh. Syracuse will aim to get back on the winning track at Tulane.