Rutgers vs Pittsburgh Recap - Panthers Win 41-21
|Rutgers vs Pittsburgh Recap - Panthers Win 41-21|
Tino Sunseri's 307-yard performance through the air was the key in Pittsburgh's 41-21 win over Rutgers on Saturday at Heinz Field.
The Panthers were a 13-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 46.5.
Dion Lewis rushed for 130 yards, while Ray Graham added 56 yards in the win. Jon Baldwin and Mike Shanahan added 139 and 53 receiving yards respectively.
Joe Martinek rushed for 52 yards for Rutgers, while Jordan Thomas added 40 yards. Chas Dodd threw for 62 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Mark Harrison and Mohamed Sanu had 52 and 46 yards respectively.
Rutgers was outgained by Pittsburgh 513-203 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-12 by the Panthers.
The time of possession battle favored Pittsburgh as their offense was on the field for 33:44, longer than the 26:16 of their opponents.
Pittsburgh heads into a Week 9 battle against Louisville. Rutgers, meanwhile, will have their next action against South Florida.