Pittsburgh vs. Syracuse: Live Scores, Analysis and Results

Zach DirlamSenior Analyst IIOctober 5, 2012

Syracuse 14, Pittsburgh 13, End of Game

The Syracuse Orangemen scored 14 points in the first quarter and managed to hold off a furious rally from the Pittsburgh Panthers in order to improve to 2-3 and start Big East Conference play 1-0.

Pittsburgh quarterback Tino Sunseri completed 25-of-33 pass attempts for 319 yards, but the Panthers only managed to rush for 27 yards on 37 carries, which ultimately made the difference in the game.

Syracuse defeated Pittsburgh for the first time since 2004 and has established itself as a dark horse contender to win the Big East this season.

Click here to find out what else we learned from Syracuse's nail-biting victory over Pittsburgh.