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CMU drops heartbreaker at Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Jordan Fredericks rushed for 73 yards on 11 carries, including the game winning 4-yard touchdown run in overtime, to help Syracuse escape with a 30-27 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday. Syracuse led almost the entire way and held a 24-10 lead at halftime.  But the Chippewas battled back late to force overtime on a Cooper Rush 27-yard touchdown pass to Ben McCord with seven seconds remaining in regulation, capping off a 12-play, 90 yard drive that took just 2:10. Brian Eavey kicked a 20-yard field goal for Central Michigan on its first overtime possession after Syracuse held on 3rd and goal at the one yard line. Three quarterbacks combined for 161 passing yards and two touchdowns for the Orange, with Eric Dungy leading the way with 93. Central Michigan (1-2) was led by Rush's 430 yards passing and McCord's.

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