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Syracuse 31, UConn 24 Postgame Notes

Sept. 24, 2016

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  • UConn drops to 6-4 all-time against Syracuse and now stands at 19-38 against teams from the ACC 
  • Syracuse’s Amba Etta-Tawo finished with 12 receptions for 270 yards, marking his fourth-straight game with at least 100 receiving yards. Additionally, he became the first player in program history to record multiple 200-yard efforts and set a new single-game receiving yardage record. 
  • With four catches, Syracuse’s Steve Ishmael extended his streak to 16-straight games with at least one reception.
  • Noel Thomas set a new career-high with 14 receptions, which is the second-most in single-game program history.
  • UConn’s Bobby Puyol improved to 5-for-5 on field goal attempts in 2016. Dating back to 2015, the senior has made his last nine field goal attempts.
  • Saturday’s result marked Syracuse’s first-ever win on the road against Connecticut. 
  • Bryant Shirreffs set a new career-high with 45 pass attempts. 
  • Syracuse moves to 2-17 against teams from the state of Connecticut.