This Date in Hurricanes History...November 17th, 2001

This Date In Hurricanes History…November 17, 2001
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The #1 ranked Miami Hurricanes moved to 9-0 with a 59-0 victory over the #14 ranked Syracuse Orangemen before 52,896 fans
in the Orange Bowl !

QB Ken Dorsey completed just 13 of 20 passes for 224 yards...but for FOUR touchdowns !  Andre Johnson caught 4 passes for 116 yards and 2 TD's and Jeremy Shockey caught 3 passes for 33 yards...2 of them scores !  Frank Gore rushed 11 times for 153 yards and Clinton Portis gained 132 yards on 18 carries.

The defense was led by Phillip Buchanon's 76 yard interecption return for a touchdown and held the Orange offense to 185 total yards !

The victory set up a grudge rematch with the #12 Washington Huskies the following week in the Orange Bowl.  The Huskies had stopped Miami's 58 game win streak in 1994...but the Hurricanes would get revenge, with a 65-7 crushing victory !

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