(Saturday, November 14th)
Final Score: Louisville 10, Syracuse 9
Louisville, KY (Sports Network) - Adam Froman hit Josh Chichester with a 15- yard touchdown with 1:24 remaining in the game and Chris Philpott added the extra-point to give the Louisville Cardinals a 10-9 win over the Syracuse Orange in a Big East Conference game at Pappa John's Cardinal Stadium.
The winning score concluded a 45-yard drive that was set up by Trent Guy's 44- yard punt return.
The victory was the first for the Cardinals (4-6, 1-4 Big East) in five conference games. Froman went 9-of-18 for 117 yards with one pick and the lone touchdown.
Delone Carter's three-yard touchdown run with 12:58 left in the game gave Syracuse (3-7, 0-5) a 9-3 lead, but the Orange botched the extra-point attempt and that ended up proving costly.
Carter picked up 129 rushing yards for the Orange on 28 carries. Syracuse quarterback Greg Paulus was 12-for-16 through the air for just 89 yards with one interception.
After a scoreless first half, Ryan Lichtenstein got Syracuse on the scoreboard on a 42-yard field goal with 8:51 left in the third quarter.
Philpott tied the game for Louisville with a 31-yard field goal of his own at the 3:54 mark.
Syracuse had the edge in total yards, 266-151, and in time of possession, 34:13 to 25:47, but was hurt by penalties. The Orange drew nine flags for 65 yards.
11/14 16:44:22 ET