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SOUTH BEND, IN - NOVEMBER 03: Kevin Harper #39 of the Pittsburgh Panthers kicks a field goal in overtime out of the hold of Matt Yoklic #92 against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on November 3, 2012 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Pittsburgh 29-26 in triple overtime.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Alex CallosCorrespondent INovember 6, 2016

Connecticut 24, Pittsburgh 17 -- Final

This game was not nearly as close as the score indicated. The Connecticut Huskies led this game from start to finish and held on for a seven-point victory.

Huskies running back Lyle McCombs had his best game of the season, rushing for 120 yards and a touchdown on 29 carries.

Tight end Ryan Griffin also had an excellent game, doing all his damage in the first half. He caught six passes for 84 yards and a score.

Pittsburgh struggled to do much on offense until the fourth quarter, due to the inefficiencies of the offensive line during the early part of the game.

The loss dropped the Panthers to 4-6 overall and 1-4 in Big East play. Connecticut on the other hand got its first conference win of the season, moving its record to 4-6 and 1-4 in league play.

 

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