Wolfpack continued its dominance over Orange in 2019 TNF meeting

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The North Carolina State Wolfpack defeated the Syracuse Orange on Thursday night at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Wolfpack won 16-10 over the Orange.

With the win, the Wolfpack improved to 4-2 overall. The win caused them to go to 1-1 within the Atlantic Coast Conference.

North Carolina State Wolfpack wide receiver Emeka Emezie makes a reception against the James Madison Dukes
Emeka Emezie makes a reception against the James Madison Dukes (Getty Images)

The loss dropped the Orange to 3-3. Syracuse is yet to get a conference win, as they fell to 0-2 within the ACC.

In 13 all-time meetings, North Carolina State leads the all-time series, 11-2. Their last meeting was one of Syracuse’s two wins, as they won 51-41.

The Orange’s other win in the series came on Oct. 12, 2013 when they lost 24-10.

Wolfpack quarterback Bailey Hockman went 16 of 27 for 205 yards. He also threw an interception.

Zonovan Knight had 15 carries for 61 yards. Jordan Houston had 13 carries for 54 yards.

Emeka Emezie had five receptions for 77 yards. Devin Carter had two receptions for 50 yards and Thayer Thomas had two receptions for 35 yards. Trent Pennix had a 32-yard touchdown reception, while Cary Angeline had two receptions for 31 yards.

Orange quarterback Tommy DeVito went 29 of 39 for 300 yards. He also threw one touchdown.

Moe Neal had eight carries for 31 yards.

Trishton Jackson had nine receptions for 106 yards and a touchdown. Sean Riley had six receptions for 52 yards and Neal had six receptions for 48 yards. Taj Harris also had a 36-yard reception and Abdul Adams had three receptions for 31 yards.

The Orange scored 10 points in the second half. DeVito hit Jackson for a two-yard touchdown reception. Andre Szmyt also made a 32-yard field goal.

The Wolfpack scored three points in the second half. Christopher Dunn made a 23-yard field goal.

North Carolina State led 13-0 at halftime. Thomas hit Pennix for a 32-yard touchdown reception.

Dunn made two field goals.

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