NCAA Game Summary - Syracuse at Cincinnati|
(Saturday, October 30th)
Final Score: Syracuse 31, Cincinnati 7
Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) - Ryan Nassib threw a pair of touchdown passes
to lead the Syracuse Orange to a 31-7 victory over the Cincinnati Bearcats in
Big East Conference action.
Antwon Bailey caught a touchdown pass and ran for another score in the triumph
for Syracuse (6-2, 3-1 Big East), which is 6-2 for the first time since 2001.
Chazz Anderson threw for 148 yards and ran for 66 yards in defeat for
Cincinnati (3-5, 1-2). The team's first-string quarterback, Zach Collaros,
missed the contest with a leg injury.
After a scoreless first quarter, Syracuse took control of the game with 17
unanswered points during a five-minute span in the second stanza. Nassib
tossed a three-yard touchdown pass to Van Chew to begin the run, and Ryan
Bartholew recovered a fumble in the end zone for the second score. Ross
Krautman pushed the advantage to 17-0 with a 26-yard field goal midway through
Cincinnati finally got on the board with 4:52 remaining in the first half, as
Anderson threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to D.J. Woods to cut the deficit to
Midway through the third quarter, Syracuse pushed its lead to 24-7 on a five-
yard touchdown pass from Nassib to Bailey.
With 7:31 left in the contest, Bailey reached the end zone again, this time on
a one-yard touchdown run that extended the score to its final of 31-7.
Delone Carter certainly helped the cause for Syracuse, as the tailback ran for
The Orange secured their third Big East road victory for the first time since
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