Huskies vs Orange Final: 41-20 - Recap
Chris Polk scampered through the Syracuse defense for 117 yards as Washington handed the Orange a 41-20 defeat on Saturday at Husky Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Huskies were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 13.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 50.5.
Jake Locker completed 22 of 33 pass attempts for 289 yards for the Huskies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Delone Carter rushed for 91 yards for Syracuse, while Ryan Nassib added 20 yards. Ryan Nassib threw for 202 yards for the Orange, while receivers Van Chew and Aaron Weaver had 83 and 58 yards respectively.
Washington outgained Syracuse 467-336 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-16 by the Huskies.
Washington led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:54/28:06 split in that important category.
Washington heads into a Week 3 battle against Nebraska. Syracuse, meanwhile, will have their next action against Maine.