A 24-yard field goal by sophomore kicker Ross Krautman has helped Syracuse University trim the University of Louisville lead, which is at 14-3 in heading into halftime of Big East Conference game at Papa John's Cardinals Stadium. Louisville's freshman quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw for two first-quarter touchdowns, a 42-yarder to freshman wide receiver to DeVante Paker and a two-yarder to senior tight end Josh Chichester, to help the Cardinals (3-4, 1-1 Big East) earn a 14-0 lead after the first quarter. But, SU (5-2, 1-1) scored the only points in the second quarter after Krautman capped a 11-play, 61-yard drive.
The Orange, which is trying to snap a three-game losing streak to Louisville and to snap a three-game losing streak to the Cardinals, has shot themselves in the foot all game committing eight penalties for 74 yards. Syracuse also only has 109 yards of total offense, which includes just 47 on the ground.
Meanwhile, the Louisville offense, which hasn't scored more than 24 points all season and averages just 327.4 yards per game, has 204 total yards, including 160 through air.
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