Bearcats vs Orange Final: 35-24 - Recap
George Winn ran for 165 yards as Cincinnati handled Syracuse by a score of 35-24 on Saturday at Nippert Stadium.
The Bearcats were a 5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 56.5.
Munchie Legaux completed 11 of 22 pass attempts for 124 yards for the Bearcats in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Orange defense.
Jerome Smith rushed for 116 yards for Syracuse, while Prince-Tyson Gulley added 61 yards. Ryan Nassib threw for 286 yards for the Orange, while receivers Alec Lemon and Beckett Wales had 101 and 87 yards respectively.
Cincinnati was outgained by Syracuse 479-470 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-23 by the Orange.
The time of possession battle favored Cincinnati as their offense was on the field for 33:45, longer than the 26:15 of their opponents.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act on the road to face Temple looking for another win. For Syracuse, they head home to face Louisville.