Panthers Down Notre Dame 28-21 - Match Report
|Panthers Down Notre Dame 28-21 - Match Report|
The Panthers were Week 11 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Fighting Irish by a score of 28-21 at Heinz Field.
The Panthers were a 4-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 51.5.
Tom Savage completed 22 of 35 pass attempts for 243 yards for the Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
George Atkinson rushed for 57 yards for Notre Dame, while TJ Jones added 41 yards. Tommy Rees threw for 318 yards for the Fighting Irish, while receivers TJ Jones and Ben Koyack had 149 and 76 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh was outgained by Notre Dame 456-355 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-16 by the Panthers.
The time of possession battle favored Pittsburgh as their offense was on the field for 36:33, longer than the 23:27 of their opponents.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face North Carolina looking for another win. For Notre Dame, they head home to face BYU.