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TEN WIN ORANGE: Syracuse defeats WVU to cap most successful season since 2001 (full coverage)

Record-setting quarterback Eric Dungey added to his career totals, completing 21-of-30 for 303 yards and a touchdown to lead No. 17 Syracuse (10-3) to a 34-18 victory against No. 15 West Virginia (8-4) in the Camping World Bowl on Friday night in Orlando, FL.

Dungey was named the game’s MVP and the Syracuse captured the Charles H. Rohe Trophy, named in honor of the former executive director of Florida Citrus Sports, with the victory.

The win clinched the seventh 10-win season in team history and the first since 2001. It marked Syracuse’s fourth consecutive bowl victory. The triumph was Syracuse’s fourth straight versus West Virginia and it’s second bowl win over the Mountaineers.

HIGHLIGHTS:

COACH BABERS POST GAME:

MORE POST GAME COVERAGE:

Camping World Bowl Champs: Recap & Stats (Cuse.com)
Eric Dungey delivers fitting end to historic career in Camping World Bowl (Daily Orange)
Syracuse’s defense stymies West Virginia in Camping World Bowl win (Daily Orange)
Superlatives from Syracuse’s 34-18 Camping World Bowl win over West Virginia (Daily Orange)
Syracuse defeats West Virginia to cap first 10-win season since 2001 (Daily Orange)
Eric Dungey becomes SU’s all-time passing leader in the third quarter against West Virginia (Daily Orange)
Fittingly, it’s Eric Dungey who leads SU to Camping World Bowl win (NunesMagician.com)
Final score: Syracuse wins Camping World Bowl, 34-18 over WVU (NunesMagician.com)
SU football gets 10th win with victory over WVU (Syracuse.com)
Photos: Syracuse football beats. West Virginia in Camping World Bowl (Syracuse.com)


PREVIEW:

Old Big East rivals renew acquaintances on Friday, as West Virginia and Syracuse meet in Orlando for the Camping World Bowl. While some may say bowl games are a meaningless exhibition, there should be no shortage of motivation for these two programs. With standout quarterback Will Grier sitting out this game, the Mountaineers will get an early look at the 2019 version of their offense. On the other sideline, the Orange are a victory away from earning their first double-digit win season since 2001. Read more from Athlon Sports

Kickoff: Tonight at 5:15 p.m. ET
TV Channel: ESPN
Spread: Syracuse -1.5

GAME WEEK COVERAGE:

Preview: Syracuse, West Virginia Collide in 2018 Camping World Bowl (Cuse.com)
Syracuse vs. West Virginia: TV/streaming, time, odds, history & more (NunesMagician.com)
Babers and Holgorsen reminisce on shared history and discuss new redshirt rule (Daily Orange)
SU vs. WVU preview: Five things to watch in Camping World Bowl (NunesMagician.com)
Photos: Syracuse football fans rally before Camping World Bowl in Orlando (Syracuse.com)
10 fun facts about West Virginia (Daily Orange)
Beat writers unanimously pick Syracuse to win Camping World Bowl (Daily Orange)
Get to know No. 16 West Virginia, Syracuse’s Camping World Bowl opponent (Daily Orange)
When all looked lost, Syracuse saved its season in one week and two dramatic games (NunesMagician.com)
Camping World Bowl weather forecast starting to look like rain (NunesMagician.com)
Syracuse fans gather at pregame pep rally (Daily Orange)
SU vs. WVU preview: Five things to watch in Camping World Bowl (NunesMagician.com)
Syracuse football players enjoy Camping World Bowl experience (video) (Syracuse.com)
WR Sean Riley back, TE Ravian Pierce out as bowl prep continues (Syracuse.com)
Alton Robinson and McKinley Williams will not play in Camping World Bowl (Daily Orange)
‘Thunder and Lightning’ backfield the key to West Virginia’s offense without Will Grier (Daily Orange)

CAMPING WORLD BOWL: ALL ACCESS
The 17th-ranked Syracuse football team is in Orlando, Fla., for the 2018 Camping World Bowl. Stay tuned to Cuse.com and the Orange’s social media platforms for live updates throughout the week as Syracuse gears up for Friday’s game against No. 15 West Virginia.
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