RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Jacoby Brissett passed for 235 yards and two touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Syracuse 42-29 on Saturday.
Reggie Gallaspy rushed for 81 yards and a touchdown for the Wolfpack (6-4, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who improved to 8-1 all-time against the Orange.
N.C. State rolled up 511 total yards, including 276 on the ground, in a balanced attack.
Zack Mahoney passed for 152 yards and two touchdowns for Syracuse (3-8, 1-6).
The Orange suffered their eighth consecutive loss, six of which have come by double digits.
Jordan Fredericks had a 75-yard touchdown run for Syracuse on the first play of the second half to cut N.C. State’s lead to 21-16, but the Orange never got closer.
The Wolfpack answered with a 73-yard scoring drive capped by a 5-yard touchdown catch by Jumichael Ramos.