Fighting Irish Down Pittsburgh 23-17 - Match Report
The Fighting Irish were Week 6 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Panthers by a score of 23-17 at Notre Dame Stadium.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 6 number at most sportsbooks. The game proved to be a winner for UNDER bettors based on the closing total of 50.5.
Dayne Crist completed 24 of 39 pass attempts for 242 yards for the Fighting Irish in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Dion Lewis rushed for 63 yards for Pittsburgh, while Ray Graham added 44 yards. Tino Sunseri threw for 272 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Jon Baldwin and Mike Shanahan had 111 and 49 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh outgained Notre Dame 382-329 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-18 by the Fighting Irish.
Pittsburgh led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:22/28:38 split in that important category.
Notre Dame heads into a Week 7 battle against Western Michigan. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Syracuse.