Syracuse tops West Virginia 34-18 to win the Camping World Bowl

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ORLANDO, FL – DECEMBER 28: Eric Dungey #2 of the Syracuse Orange runs with the ball while under pressure in the first quarter of the Camping World Bowl against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Camping World Stadium on December 28, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

For just the 7th time in program history Syracuse has won 10 games in a season, defeating West Virginia 34-18 to win the Camping World Bowl on Friday night in Orlando, Florida.

Syracuse junior running back Abdul Adams (playing in his first game of the season) scored two touchdowns in the first half helping SU to a 14-12 lead at the break.

Trailing by a point entering the 4th quarter, the Orange would rattled off 17 straight points.

Wide receiver Trishton Jackson, who transferred to Syracuse from Michigan State got the scoring started in the 4th on a 14-yard touchdown reception from Eric Dungey.

Freshman running back Jarveon Howard capped off the scoring on a 4-yard touchdown run, helping to seal the win for the Orange.

Syracuse senior quarterback Eric Dungey was named Camping World Bowl MVP.  Dungey completed 21-of-30 passes for 303 yards and a touchdown in his final game at SU.

 Lou Groza Award winner Andre Szmyt hit a pair of field goals in the win.  The freshman finished the season with 30 field goals made.

Syracuse finishes the year at 10-3.  It’s the most wins in SU program history since 2001.

Syracuse has now won four straight Bowl Games.

The Orange are now 34-27 all-time against the Mountaineers.

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