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Cuse coach triumphs on home turf

Doug Marrone returns to Bronx, wins inaugural Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium

Updated: December 31, 2010, 2:25 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Perhaps it was predestined that the coach from the Bronx would end up on top.

Doug Marrone -- who was born and raised near Yankee Stadium, and whose grandfather worked as an usher at the old Stadium for more than a decade -- received the first Gatorade bath at the new Stadium in the closing seconds of Syracuse's 36-34 win over Kansas State in the inaugural Pinstripe Bowl.

Marrone was emotional when describing the whole experience after the game.

"Here I am, born and ...

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