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Panthers crush the Orangemen 34-14

Panthers crush the Orangemen 34-14

Pitt came up with an outstanding defensive performance before 61,421 fans on Homecoming to defeat Syracuse and improve to 5-2, 2-0 on the season. Syracuse RB Walter Reyes entered the game as the nations 4th leading rusher but he was held to under 100 yards rushing and big play receiver Johnnie Morant was held to one catch for two yards.

Syracuse QB R.J. Anderson came into the game as the only division-1 QB to not throw a interception this season, but the Panthers defense picked him off twice during their dominating performance. He finished completing only 7 of 18 passes for 49 yards. Cornerback Josh Lay had a 20-yard fumble return for a TD just before half that swung the momentum in Pitt's direction. Shawntae Spencer played a... Recommended Stories

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