Maine Falls 35-29 to Panthers - Recap

The Black Bears had no answer for Ray Graham on Saturday as the Panthers rolled to a 35-29 win at Heinz Field.

Bettors who backed the Panthers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 29.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 47.5.

Tino Sunseri completed 21 of 35 pass attempts for 224 yards for the Panthers in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Black Bears defense.

Pushaun Brown rushed for 18 yards for Maine, while Warren Smith added 14 yards. Warren Smith threw for 334 yards for the Black Bears, while receivers Derek Buttles and Derrick Johnson had 148 and 54 yards respectively.

Maine was outgained by Pittsburgh 381-371 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-19 by the Panthers.

The time of possession battle favored Pittsburgh as their offense was on the field for 30:08, longer than the 29:52 of their opponents.