Orange vs Panthers Final: 14-13 - Recap
The Orange grabbed a Week 6 victory over the Panthers on Friday, winning 14-13 at Carrier Dome.
Syracuse won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 2-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 60.5.
Ryan Nassib completed 19 of 30 pass attempts for 185 yards for the Orange in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Panthers defense.
Ray Graham rushed for 57 yards for Pittsburgh, while Rushel Shell added 2 yards. Tino Sunseri threw for 319 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Devin Street and Mike Shanahan had 130 and 83 yards respectively.
Syracuse was outgained by Pittsburgh 346-305 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-19 by the Panthers.
The time of possession battle favored Pittsburgh as their offense was on the field for 34:30, longer than the 25:30 of their opponents.
Next game, Syracuse takes its act on the road to face Rutgers looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face Louisville.