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September 20, 2008
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Third quarter: Iowa 17, Pitt 14

Iowa used an eight-play, 73-yard scoring drive, capped by quarterback Jake Christensen’s 2-yard run, to take a 17-14 lead over Pitt into the fourth quarter this afternoon at Heinz Field. Iowa opened the drive with a 13-yard run by Shonn …

September 20, 2008
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Halftime: Pitt 14, Iowa 10

Pitt holds a 14-10 halftime lead over Iowa this afternoon at Heinz Field. The Panthers opened the second quarter with a scoring drive, as LaRod Stephens-Howling converted a fourth-and-1 at the Iowa 30 by beating two defenders to the corner …

September 20, 2008
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First quarter: Pitt 7, Iowa 3

Greg Cross made a smashing debut, running for a touchdown on his first collegiate carry to give Pitt a 7-3 first-quarter lead over Iowa this afternoon at Heinz Field. The Panthers had driven from their own 27, highlighted by Bill …

September 19, 2008
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Making a Statement

It’s not unusual to hear Pitt players echoing the messages that have been pounded into their membranes all week, and that’s even more likely when the Panthers have an extra week to prepare for an opponent. The bye week between …

September 15, 2008
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Gunn undergoes neck surgery

Pitt fifth-year senior linebacker Adam Gunn underwent successful surgery this morning to have a plate fused to the broken vertebra in his neck, an injury suffered in the Panthers’ season opener. “Everything went well,” said Ed Gunn, Adam’s father. “They …

September 11, 2008
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Wither the Wildcat?

It’s a question often asked of Pitt offensive coordinator Matt Cavanaugh: When will the Panthers unveil their Wildcat offense and, more specifically, introduce the junior-college transfer recruited to run it? “At some point,” Cavanaugh promised, “we will.” That the talented …

September 9, 2008
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Buffalo Post-Game

Sometimes, you just need a clutch play. It will go down in the statistics as a 10-yard catch, but Cedric McGee’s one-handed snare of a Bill Stull pass on third-and-4 at the Buffalo 44 was nothing short of a season-saver …

September 6, 2008
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Final: Pitt 27, Buffalo 16

The score was nearly identical to the season opener. The result was decidedly different. For Pitt, the only thing that mattered was that it came out on the winning end against a Mid-American Conference opponent. The Panthers took advantage of …

September 6, 2008
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Halftime: Pitt 10, Buffalo 9

Pitt holds a 10-9 halftime lead over Buffalo at Heinz Field. Pitt got a break when Buffalo safety Mike Newton drew a personal foul for a late hit on LeSean McCoy after an incomplete pass on third-and-6 at the Pitt …

September 6, 2008
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Third quarter: Pitt 17, Buffalo 16

Pitt is clinging to a 17-16 lead over Buffalo after three quarters before an announced crowd of 42,494 Saturday night at Heinz Field. Pitt used precision passing from quarterback Bill Stull, who completed 6 of 6 attempts for 55 yards …

 
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