2001 Insight.com Bowl
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2001 Insight.com Bowl
2001 Insight.com Bowl
1234 Total
Syracuse 71207 26
Kansas State 3000 3
DateDecember 29, 2001
Season2001
StadiumBank One Ballpark
LocationPhoenix, Arizona
MVPJames Mungro (RB, Syracuse) & Clifton Smith (LB, Syracuse)
Attendance40,028
United States TV coverage
NetworkESPN
AnnouncersDave Barnett and Rod Gilmore

The 2001 Insight.com Bowl was the 13th edition of the Insight.com Bowl. It featured the Kansas State Wildcats, and the Syracuse Orangemen, and it was a rematch of the 1997 Fiesta Bowl, played in nearby Tempe.

Game summary

Syracuse opened the scoring on a 65-yard touchdown run by running back James Mungro making it 7-0 Syracuse. Kansas State's Joe Rheem kicked a 29-yard field goal to pull KSU to 7-3, closing the first quarter scoring. In the second quarter, James Mungro scored on a pair of 1-yard touchdown runs, but on both occasions the extra point fell short, as Syracuse led 19-3. After a scoreless third quarter, backup quarterback RJ Anderson fired a 52-yard touchdown pass to Johnnie Morant making the final score 26-3.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Syracuse vs. Kansas State". usatoday.com. December 29, 2001.



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