Boxscore
Rutgers 23, Syracuse 15
Saturday, October 13, 2012 12:00 PM
Location - High Points Solutions Stadium
Attendance - 48011

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Syracuse 0 7 0 8 15
Rutgers 7 0 10 6 23

Recap


No. 19 Rutgers 23, Syracuse 15
: Gary Nova found tight end Tyler Kroft for a 12-yard touchdown one minute into the fourth quarter as the Scarlet Knights defeated the visiting Orange.

Nova finished 14-of-23 for 152 yards as Rutgers (6-0, 3-0 Big East) sacked Ryan Nassib three times, forced four Syracuse turnovers and held the Orange (2-4, 1-1) to 62 rushing yards to remain undefeated and clinch bowl eligibility.

Nassib, who finished 25-of-42 for 356 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions, found Christopher Clark for a 40-yard score with 4:19 left. Nassib hit Marcus Sales to convert the two-point conversion and pull Syracuse within eight, but Brandon Jones' interception sealed the Scarlet Knights' victory with 2:45 left.

Jawan Jamison’s 1-yard touchdown run gave Rutgers a 7-0 lead, but Syracuse pulled even at halftime on a 3-yard scoring dash by Adonis Ameen-Moore with 1:32 left in the second quarter.

Duron Harmon returned a blocked field goal 75 yards for a score three minutes into the third quarter and Nick Borgese hit a 25-yard field goal 7 1/2 minutes later to put Rutgers ahead 17-7.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Rutgers improves to 6-0 for the first time 2006 and second time since joining the Big East in 1991. … Rutgers WR Brandon Coleman caught six passes for 104 yards. … Nova has lost only two games as a starter since eighth grade.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 4:52
Rutgers   TD  Rutgers 7 - Syracuse 0
2nd Quarter - 1:32
Syracuse   TD  Rutgers 7 - Syracuse 7
3rd Quarter - 11:27
Rutgers   TD  Rutgers 14 - Syracuse 7
3rd Quarter - 3:50
Rutgers   FG  Rutgers 17 - Syracuse 7
4th Quarter - 14:01
Rutgers   TD  Rutgers 23 - Syracuse 7
4th Quarter - 4:19
Syracuse   TD  Rutgers 23 - Syracuse 15
TEAMS

Team Records

  Syracuse Rutgers
W/L 2 - 4 - 0 6 - 0 - 0
Conference 1 - 1 - 0 3 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Syracuse Rutgers
Score 15 23
First Downs 23 12
3rd Down Efficiency 5-for-15
33%
5-for-15
33%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 418 237
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 32-62 36-85
Average/Rush 1.9 2.4
Passing
Comp-Att 25-42 14-23
Passing Yards 356 152
Average/Pass Play 7.9 6.6
Penalties-Yards 7-44 4-43
Fumbles-Lost 4-2 1-0
Interceptions Thrown 2 0
Time of Possession 28:01 31:59

PLAYER STATS

Syracuse (2 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
R. Nassib 25/42 356 1 2
Rutgers (6 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
G. Nova 14/23 152 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Smith 15 67 4.5 0
C. Loeb 1 5 5.0 0
P. Gulley 7 4 0.6 0
A. Ameen-Moore 2 2 1.0 1
R. Nassib 7 -16 -2.3 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Jamison 28 64 2.3 1
S. Huggins 7 14 2.0 0
G. Nova 1 7 7.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Sales 4 100 25.0 0
D. Stevens 5 60 12.0 0
J. West 5 57 11.4 0
A. Lemon 3 50 16.7 0
C. Clark 1 40 40.0 1
B. Wales 3 26 8.7 0
J. Smith 2 17 8.5 0
P. Gulley 2 6 3.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
B. Coleman 6 104 17.3 0
T. Kroft 2 17 8.5 1
J. Jamison 2 16 8.0 0
M. Harrison 1 12 12.0 0
D. Jefferson 1 3 3.0 0
Q. Pratt 2 0 0.0 0
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