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NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Texas Bowl

Syracuse Orange (6-6) vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers (8-4)
Date: Friday, December 27th
Kickoff: 2:30 p.m. (et)
Site: Reliant Stadium (71,500) -- Houston, Texas
Surface: Grass
Annual: 8th
Projected Payout Per Team: $1,700,000
Television: ESPN
Announcers: Mark Jones, Brock Huard and Kaylee Hartung
Home Record: Syracuse 4-3; Minnesota 5-2
Away Record: Syracuse 2-3; Minnesota 3-2
Current Win/Loss Streak: Syracuse 1W; Minnesota 2L
Las Vegas Line: Minnesota 4 (Total, 47.5)
All-Time Series: Minnesota (3-1)
Last Meeting: September 22, 2012 (Minnesota, 17-10 at Minnesota)
Series Streak: Minnesota has won the last three meetings.
Versus Opposing Conference: Syracuse vs. Big Ten (54-93-8)
Versus Opposing Conference: Minnesota vs. ACC (14-7)
Bowl Records: Syracuse (14-9-1)
Minnesota (5-10 - 0-1 in Texas Bowl)
2013 National Rankings: Syracuse - Unranked
Minnesota - Unranked
Coaches: Syracuse - Scott Shafer (6-6 at Syracuse)
(Career Record, Same as above)
Minnesota - Jerry Kill (17-20 at Minnesota)
(Career Record, 144-93)

Season Schedule/Results
Syracuse Orange
Aug 31 - L vs. Penn State, 17-23
Sep 7 - L at Northwestern, 27-48
Sep 14 - W vs. Wagner, 54-0
Sep 21 - W vs. Tulane, 52-17
Sep 28 - Open
Oct 5 - L vs. Clemson, 14-49
Oct 12 - W at NC State, 24-10
Oct 19 - L at Georgia Tech, 0-56
Oct 26 - Open
Nov 2 - W vs. Wake Forest, 13-0
Nov 9 - W at Maryland, 20-3
Nov 16 - L at Florida State, 3-59
Nov 23 - L vs. Pittsburgh, 16-17
Nov 30 - W vs. Boston College, 34-31
Dec 7 - Open
Dec 14 - Open
Dec 27 - vs. Minnesota, 6:00 PM (Texas Bowl)
Minnesota Golden Gophers
Aug 29 - W vs. UNLV, 51-23
Sep 7 - W at New Mexico St, 44-21
Sep 14 - W vs. Western Ill, 29-12
Sep 21 - W vs. San Jose St, 43-24
Sep 28 - L vs. Iowa, 7-23
Oct 5 - L at Michigan, 13-42
Oct 12 - Open
Oct 19 - W at Northwestern, 20-17
Oct 26 - W vs. Nebraska, 34-23
Nov 2 - W at Indiana, 42-39
Nov 9 - W vs. Penn State, 24-10
Nov 16 - Open
Nov 23 - L vs. Wisconsin, 7-20
Nov 30 - L at Michigan State, 3-14
Dec 7 - Open
Dec 14 - Open
Dec 27 - vs. Syracuse, 6:00 PM (Texas Bowl)

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