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Many experts predicted combined point totals of over 100 in this year's New Era Pinstripe Bowl between Syracuse and West Virginia. There was just one problem: only one offense showed up. The Orange dominated from start to finish, blasting the Mountaineers, 38-14, at a snowy Yankee Stadium. Conditions were a factor, but let's keep in mind: both teams are at the same disadvantage. The Orange got huge production from their two running backs, Prince-Tyson Gulley and Jerome Smith. Gulley tallied 265 total yards (215 rushing) and three scores (2 rush). Smith, the more powerful back, carried the ball 29 times for 158 yards. Any way you slice it, West Virginia was schooled in this one. In this slide show, I'll tell you three things we learned from the 2012 Pinstripe Bowl. Topics include:What's to make of West Virginia?How bad is the Mountaineers' defense?Can Syracuse compete in the ACC in 2013 and beyond?Click below to find out!
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Prince-Tyson Gulley ran for 217 yards and had three touchdowns, Syracuse scored twice on safeties and the Orange bid a snow-covered farewell to the Big East with a 38-14 victory over West Virginia in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday.
Syracuse (8-5) will enter the Atlantic Coast Conference on a roll after finishing this season with six wins in its last seven games...
Prince-Tyson Gulley had a career day for Syracuse in their blowout win over West Virginia in the Pinstripe Bowl. His huge day was one of the biggest reasons why the Orange were victorious.
After Syracuse finished dominating West Virginia 38-14 in the 2012 Pinstripe Bowl, a happy Doug Marrone and Prince-Tyson Gulley spoke to the media about the win.
Tempers flared in the snow between the Big 12 West Virginia Mountaineers and the Big East Syracuse Orange. This field in complete snow with all the players wrapped up in gear to keep them kind of warm. Patches of snow are left on the ground and player’s breathes can be seen even on your home television. Would that stop these teams from a pre-game brawl? Absolutely not. The New...
Several Syracuse players spoke after Syracuse's big win over West Virginia in the Pinstripe Bowl. Among them were seniors Ryan Nassib, Siriki Diabate, and Shamarko Thomas.
Bowl week marches on, and Syracuse and West Virginia are busy trying to see through the snow falling in Yankee Stadium. So that’s a possible preview of the Super Bowl next year across the Hudson. Anyway, while the Cuse look to upend their former conference foe, a few other games are going on today. If [...]
Syracuse had a week to ponder its first loss of the season. The Orange nearly thought about it too long.
C.J. Fair scored 13 points, Trevor Cooney added 12, all in the second half to key a late surge, and ninth-ranked Syracuse beat Alcorn State 57-36 on Saturday night in the final game of the Gotham Classic.
''Our defense was good. I think sometimes what happens when you...
C.J. Fair scored 13 points, Trevor Cooney added 12, all in the second half to key a late surge, and No. 9 Syracuse beat Alcorn State 57-36 on Saturday night in the final game of the Gotham Classic.
It was the 901st win for Orange coach Jim Boeheim, one behind Bob Knight for second place all-time among Division I men's coaches. Duke's Mike Krzyzewski leads with 939 wins....
According to @D_PaulSoHard, this is the front cover of the Weirton Daily Times which lists “WVU loses bowel” which was probably meant to say “WVU loses bowl.” It’s bad enough that your team only puts 14 points up on the Syracuse Orange but then you add insult to injury and have to pick up your morning paper and read how your team lost their bowels. Then you have the...
The Syracuse Orange defeat a familiar opponent in the West Virginia Mountaineers to win their second in two tries under Marrone. See the story inside.
Syracuse’s Jim Boheim is gaining on Coach K with 902 career wins, but for now it will look like he’ll settle for second place in the record books which is still an amazing accomplishment. 902 wins, wow.
Michael Carter-Williams scored a career-high 18 points and added 13 assists and No. 7 Syracuse beat Central Connecticut State 96-62 on Monday, giving Orange coach Jim...
The Syracuse Orange help Jim Boeheim to tie Bobby Knight after as a result of their big-margin victory.
New Era Pinstripe Bowl
West Virginia Mountaineers 7-5 vs Syracuse Orange 7-5
The Pinstripe Bowl will be a snowy one, which with these two offenses should make for a pretty exciting game.
West Virginia Mountaineers
Overall record: 7 – 5
Conference record: 4 – 5
Finished 8th in the Big 12.
West Virginia started the season with 5 straight impressive wins behind early Heisman favorite...
Rich Barnes, USA Today
Three strikes and you’re out, West Virginia. That was the Orange motto this past week leading up to the 38-14 beat down of the Mountaineers in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium. Three straight years, and three straight wins over SU’s former conference rival. A fitting ending to SU’s time in the Big East.
Syracuse had a much better gameplan for...