The Syracuse Orange football team fell to the Minnesota Golden Gophers, 28-20, in the Pinstripe Bowl on Thursday afternoon at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.
Syracuse racked up 477 yards of offense and held Minnesota to 213, but two big third-quarter plays (pick-six and 82-yard kickoff return) hurt the Orange.
Garrett Shrader completed 32-of-51 passes for 330 yards with 38 rushing yards and two touchdowns. LeQuint Allen recorded a game-high 94 yards on the ground, while Devaughn Cooper led all receivers with 114 yards.
The Orange finished the season with a 7-6 record.
Read more about the game below…
GAME RECAP LINKS:
- RALLY FALLS SHORT AT PINSTRIPE BOWL (Cuse.com)
- Observations from the Pinstripe Bowl: SU bottles up Ibrahim, Shrader’s sloppy play (DailyOrange.com)
- Minnesota 28, Syracuse 20: Orange mistakes derail Pinstripe Bowl comeback (NunesMagician.com)
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