USC 31, Syracuse 10: End Of Third Quarter

A 45-yard touchdown reception by freshman wide receiver Marqise Lee from junior quarterback Matt Barkley has helped the University of Southern California take a commanding 31-10 lead at the end of the third quarter over Syracuse University in a non-conference game at the Los Angeles Coliseum. Lee's first collegiate TD capped a eight-play, 80-yard drive, which took just 4:44. So far, Barkley has 309-passing yards and four TDs.

The Orange (2-0), who trailed 24-3 after USC scored on its first possession of the second half, had cut the Trojan advantage to 24-10 with a trick play that featured two senior wide receivers -- Alec Lemon to Van Chew -- connecting on a 28-yard TD pass.

At one points, SU seemed to gained some momentum after forcing USC to a three-and-out on its next possession, but the Orange's following offensive drive stall inside Trojans' territory when quarterback Ryan Nassib was sacked on third down.

SB Nation New York is blogging live during Saturday night's non-conference contest featuring Syracuse vs. USC. Check back to SBN NY for in-game updates, post-game reactions and the most up-to-date news on the Orange. Also, follow along on Twitter at SBNationNY and Jared_E_Smith.

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