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Syracuse’s second-half comeback falls short at Georgia Tech (full coverage)

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  • Kyle Evans 

The Syracuse Orange trailed 24-3 early in the third quarter but battled back, scoring 19 consecutive points and making it a two-point game with under eight minutes remaining in regulation. However, Georgia Tech scored with just over two minutes left and held on for a 31-22 victory, dropping the Orange to 5-6 on the season.

Syracuse used another heavy-run attack, running for over 200 yards. LeQuint Allen carried the ball 27 times for 120 yards and two touchdowns. Dan Villari also ran one in for a score and finished with 81 yards on 12 carries.


The Orange defense forced two turnovers but gave up 372 yards of total offense, 192 of which came on the ground.

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Syracuse will look to get to bowl eligibility next week at home against Wake Forest in the regular season finale. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m.

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