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Demon Deacons vs Orange Final: 40-37 - Recap

Sam Hartman led the way with 330 passing yards on Saturday as the Demon Deacons picked up a 40-37 victory over the Orange at Carrier Dome.

Wake Forest won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -5.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 58.5.

Sam Hartman completed 19 of 32 pass attempts for 330 yards for the Demon Deacons in the win.

Garrett Shrader rushed for 178 yards for Syracuse, while Sean Tucker added 153 yards. Garrett Shrader threw for 160 yards for the Orange, while receivers Courtney Jackson and Anthony Queeley had 64 and 32 yards respectively.

Wake Forest lost the offensive yardage battle to Syracuse 514-426 yards in Saturday's game. Syracuse had more first downs as that total ended up 33-21.

Wake Forest lost the time of possession battle 33:50-26:10, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Wake Forest looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Army. Syracuse will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Clemson.