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Updated: Sunday, November 3, 2002 12:16 AM EST
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Syracuse 38, UCF 25
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ORLANDO, Florida (Ticker) -- Walter Reyes recorded his fourth 100-yard game of the season, rushing for 130 yards and three touchdowns as Syracuse rallied for a 38-35 victory over Central Florida.

Reyes, who carried 27 times, scored on runs of four and five yards in the first 5:10 of the fourth quarter, helping the Orangemen (3-6) erase a 27-24 deficit. he also caught a TD pass in the third period.

Central Florida (3-5) answered on Ryan Schneider's four-yard TD pass to Sean Gaudion with 8:52 to play, then scored on the two-point conversion to make it 38-35

The Orangeman, who have won two in a row following a four-game losing streak, amassed 539 yards of total offense.

The Golden Knights jumped to a 14-0 lead in the first 7 1/2 minutes of TD runs of four yards by Alex Haynes and two yards by Andreal Curry.

But Syracuse closed to 21-10 at the half on Troy Nunes' 40-yard TD pass to David Tyree with 2:21 left in the second period.

Nunes, who completed 13-of-18 passes for 199 yards, tossed a 38-yard TD pass to Reyes to make it 21-17 with 12:16 left in the third quarter.

After Syracuse pulled even at 24-24 on Nunes' 12-yard TD toss to Jared Jones, Central Florida took its final lead on Matt Prater's 34-yard field goal with 1:37 left in the third.

Schneider completed 28-of-47 passes for 440 yards for the Golden Knights.

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