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Syracuse vs Minnesota Wrap - Syracuse Wins 21-17

The Orange were Texas Bowl winners on Friday, coming out on top of the Golden Gophers by a score of 21-17 at Reliant Stadium.

The Orange were a 3.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 48.5.

Terrel Hunt completed 19 of 29 pass attempts for 188 yards for the Orange in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

David Cobb rushed for 91 yards for Minnesota, while Mitch Leidner added 24 yards. Mitch Leidner threw for 205 yards for the Golden Gophers, while receivers Drew Wolitarsky and Maxx Williams had 94 and 76 yards respectively.

Syracuse outgained Minnesota 396-350 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-19 by the Orange.

Minnesota led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:13/29:47 split in that important category.