Scarlet Knights vs Orange Final: 23-15 - Recap
|Scarlet Knights vs Orange Final: 23-15 - Recap|
Brandon Coleman caught 6 passes for 104 yards against the Syracuse defense as Rutgers handed the Orange a 23-15 loss on Saturday at Rutgers Stadium.
The Scarlet Knights were a 7-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 50.5.
Gary Nova completed 14 of 23 pass attempts for 152 yards for the Scarlet Knights in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jerome Smith rushed for 67 yards for Syracuse, while Charley Loeb added 5 yards. Ryan Nassib threw for 356 yards for the Orange, while receivers Marcus Sales and David Stevens had 100 and 60 yards respectively.
Rutgers was outgained by Syracuse 418-237 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-12 by the Orange.
The time of possession battle favored Rutgers as their offense was on the field for 31:59, longer than the 28:01 of their opponents.
Rutgers looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Temple. Syracuse will aim to get back on the winning track vs Connecticut.