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1961 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-3, .727 W-L% (16th of 111) ▪ Rank: 14th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ben Schwartzwalder (8-3)

PS/G: 24.4 (14th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 11.9 (31st of 111)
SRS: 12.81 (16th of 111) ▪ SOS: 2.91 (53rd of 111)

Bowl Game: Won Liberty Bowl 15-14 versus Miami (FL)

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 Final
10 5 7           10     14

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 23, 1961 Sat (10) Syracuse @ Oregon State Ind W 19 8 1 0 0 W 1 Portland, OR
2 Sep 30, 1961 Sat (5) Syracuse West Virginia Southern W 29 14 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 7, 1961 Sat (7) Syracuse @ Maryland ACC L 21 22 2 1 0 L 1
4 Oct 14, 1961 Sat Syracuse @ Nebraska Big 8 W 28 6 3 1 0 W 1
5 Oct 21, 1961 Sat Syracuse @ Penn State Ind L 0 14 3 2 0 L 1
6 Oct 28, 1961 Sat Syracuse Holy Cross Ind W 34 6 4 2 0 W 1
7 Nov 4, 1961 Sat Syracuse Pittsburgh Ind W 28 9 5 2 0 W 2
8 Nov 11, 1961 Sat Syracuse Colgate Ind W 51 8 6 2 0 W 3
9 Nov 18, 1961 Sat (10) Syracuse @ Notre Dame Ind L 15 17 6 3 0 L 1
10 Nov 25, 1961 Sat Syracuse @ Boston College Ind W 28 13 7 3 0 W 1
11 Dec 16, 1961 Sat Syracuse N Miami (FL) Ind W 15 14 8 3 0 W 2 Liberty Bowl (Philadelphia, PA)