Connecticut Falls 40-10 to Orange - Recap
|Connecticut Falls 40-10 to Orange - Recap|
Jerome Smith ran for 133 yards as Syracuse handled Connecticut by a score of 40-10 on Friday at Carrier Dome.
Syracuse was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 43.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ryan Nassib completed 14 of 20 pass attempts for 251 yards for the Orange in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Lyle McCombs rushed for 16 yards for Connecticut, while Scott McCummings added -4 yards. Chandler Whitmer threw for 296 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Geremy Davis and Ryan Griffin had 79 and 72 yards respectively.
Syracuse outgained Connecticut 502-290 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-18 by the Orange.
Syracuse led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:47/25:13 split in that important category.
Syracuse heads into a Week 9 battle against South Florida. Connecticut, meanwhile, will have their next action against South Florida.