New Era Pinstripe Bowl: 10 Things You Need To Know About Syracuse vs. Kansas St.

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New Era Pinstripe Bowl: 10 Things You Need To Know About Syracuse vs. Kansas St.
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The 7-5 Kansas State Wildcats face off against the 7-5 Syracuse Orange in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl to be played on December 30th at Yankee Stadium.

Yes, this football game will be played in the world's most luxurious and over-priced baseball park, and the home of the New York Yankees.

It's by no means a marquee a bowl game, but this match-up is nonetheless loaded with intrigue.

Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone has helped turnaround a program that for most of the decade was a punching mat and is now a legitimate college football team. It will be the Orange's first taste of bowl action since 2004.

Kansas State is one of the highest scoring teams in the nation and earned three wins in one of the country's toughest conferences, the Big 12.

Plus, this game is being played in Yankee Stadium, and the Wildcats play in Manhattan, Kansas. How cool is that?

Let's take a look at 10 more things you need to know about this bowl game.

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