Virginia Tech vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 35-17
|Virginia Tech vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 35-17|
The Hokies had no answer for Rushel Shell on Saturday as the Panthers rolled to a 35-17 win at Heinz Field.
Pittsburgh won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 45.5.
Tino Sunseri completed 19 of 28 pass attempts for 283 yards for the Panthers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Hokies defense.
Logan Thomas rushed for 28 yards for Virginia Tech, while Martin Scales added 16 yards. Logan Thomas threw for 265 yards for the Hokies, while receivers Marcus Davis and Dyrell Roberts had 129 and 53 yards respectively.
Pittsburgh outgained Virginia Tech 537-324 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-14 by the Panthers.
Virginia Tech lost the time of possession battle 38:27/21:33, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Gardner-Webb looking for another win. For Virginia Tech, they head home to face Bowling Green.