Orange Fall 38-17 Against Southern Cal - Game Recap
Matt Barkley sliced and diced the Orange defense for 324 yards as Southern Cal handed Syracuse a 38-17 defeat on Saturday at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Southern Cal was a favorite by 17 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 50.5.
Curtis McNeal rushed for 79 yards, while Marc Tyler added 41 yards in the win. Robert Woods and Marqise Lee added 82 and 63 receiving yards respectively.
Antwon Bailey rushed for 47 yards for Syracuse, while Ryan Nassib added 17 yards. Ryan Nassib threw for 230 yards for the Orange, while receivers Nick Provo and Alec Lemon had 85 and 72 yards respectively.
Syracuse was outgained by Southern Cal 501-331 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-17 by the Trojans.
The time of possession battle favored Southern Cal as their offense was on the field for 33:38, longer than the 26:22 of their opponents.
Southern Cal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Arizona State. Syracuse will aim to get back on the winning track vs Toledo.