Why didn't Syracuse coach Scott Shafer go for game-winning 2-point attempt? (3 things he said)

Syracuse, N.Y. Syracuse had a chance to end an ACC thriller against Virginia on its own terms.

After freshman quarterback Eric Dungey connected with sophomore wide receiver Steve Ishmael for a touchdown on the Orange's first play of double overtime, SU head coach Scott Shafer was faced with a question: take the extra point and go to overtime No. 3 or keep the offense on the field and decide the result in seconds?

Shafer, a defensive-minded coach, played it safe and sent kicker Cole Murphy onto the field. Ultimately the Syracuse offense stalled out in triple overtime and UVA window.ayboll=(function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],t=window.ayboll||{};if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//edge.ayboll.com/ayboll/js/widget.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);t._e=[];t.ready=function(f){t._e.push(f);};return t;}(document,"script","ayboll-wjs"));