No. 25 Pitt holds off Syracuse 23-20 with FG on final play

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Chris Blewitt kicked a 25-yard field goal as time expired to lift No. 25 Pittsburgh over Syracuse 23-30 on Saturday.

The Panthers (6-1, 4-0 ACC) have now won four of five on the road, with their only loss at Iowa on a 57-yard field goal on the final play of the game.

Syracuse (3-4, 1-2 ACC) has lost four straight.

Qadree Ollison ran for 98 yards and two touchdowns for the Panthers.

With the game tied at 20 and time winding down, Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi called for a fake punt on fourth down near midfield. Punter Ryan Winslow hit Matt Galambos for 12 yards and a first down.

Ollison took care of the rest, gaining 26 yards on seven straight carries to set up the winning kick.

Freshman quarterback Eric Dungey kept the Orange in the game going 21 of 30 for 210 yards and two scores. He threw two interceptions after getting hurt early in the third quarter.


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