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Orange lose third straight

By WKTV Sports/AP

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - B.J. Daniels ran for 117 yards and a touchdown, Demetris Murray scored on two short runs and South Florida beat Syracuse 37-17 on Friday night.

South Florida's first Big East win of the season snapped a four-game losing streak, the longest in program history. The Bulls (5-4, 1-4) had dropped their previous three by a total of 12
points, including 20-17 in overtime at Rutgers a week ago.

Syracuse (5-5, 1-4) has lost three straight since a huge 49-23 win over then-No. 11 West Virginia three weeks ago. The Orange have two games left to get that elusive sixth victory to qualify for the
postseason.

Daniels was 23 of 34 for 254 yards passing and was not sacked as he easily dashed away from trouble against Syracuse's swarming defense. He finished with 371 yards offensively and had outgained the Orange offense until the final 3 minutes.
     
     

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