banner

College Football

more stats

41
Final 1234Score
Miami-Florida171401041
Pittsburgh7371431
Preview | Matchup | Log | Wrap | Box
31


NCAA Game Summary - Miami-Florida at Pittsburgh



(Friday, November 29)

Final Score: Miami-Florida 41, Pittsburgh 31

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Stacy Coley tallied 146 total yards and three touchdowns to lead the Miami-Florida Hurricanes past the Pittsburgh Panthers, 41-31, in an Atlantic Coast Conference clash at Heinz Field.

Coley caught three passes for 73 yards and two touchdowns and had his only carry go for a 73-yard score for Miami (9-3, 5-3 ACC), which closed out the regular season with back-to-back wins on the heels of three straight losses. Stephen Morris was impressive under center, completing 17-of-28 passes for 296 yards and three touchdowns. Allen Hurns set career highs in both catches (nine) and yards (173) for his fourth consecutive 100-yard game.

The Hurricanes still have a shot at the ACC title game if both Duke and Virginia Tech lose on Saturday.

For Pitt (6-6, 3-5), Tom Savage was 24-of-43 for 281 yards, two touchdowns and an interception and also added a rushing touchdown. Isaac Bennett turned 21 carries into 141 yards and a score, while Tyler Boyd (nine catches, 98 yards, TD) and Manasseh Garner (four catches, 78 yards) both had impressive receiving outputs.

The Hurricanes struck quickly, running out to a 14-0 lead less than four minutes in on a pair of Morris-to-Coley touchdown strikes, one a 32-yarder and the other from 34 yards out.

Pitt cut its deficit in half at the 9:56 mark of the first quarter when Bennett ripped off a 45-yard touchdown run. Miami responded later in the frame when Matt Goudis knocked through a 29-yard field goal.

The Hurricanes pieced together a quick three-play, 80-yard drive late in the first and into the second quarter, which was capped off by a seven-yard touchdown run by Gus Edwards.

Chris Blewitt made a 36-yard field goal for the Panthers with less than three minutes to go in the half, but Miami made the most of its little time left, as Coley struck on the ground with a 73-yard scoring scamper to put the Hurricanes up 31-10 at the half.

Pitt orchestrated a 10-play, 92-yard drive in the third quarter, ending in a seven-yard touchdown rush by Savage to bring the Panthers within two touchdowns.

Miami padded its lead early in the fourth with another Goudis field goal, this time from 39 yards out. The Panthers managed to cut their deficit to just 10 midway through the frame on a 23-yard touchdown pass from Savage to Ibrahim, but the Hurricanes put the game out of reach on their next possession when Morris threw a five-yard score to Asante Cleveland.

Pitt added a touchdown in the game's final minute when Savage connected with Boyd from 12 yards out.

The Panthers outgained Miami on the afternoon, 501-476, but they were done in by two turnovers, while the Hurricanes went without a giveaway.

11/29 19:54:52 ET

Other Stories

  • NFL: Oakland at Green Bay

    Tonight at 8:00 on WRAL-TV

  • PGA: The Barclays

    Tomorrow at 12:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: New Orleans at Indianapolis

    Tomorrow at 8:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: San Diego at San Francisco

    Sunday at 4:00 pm on FOX50

  • NFL: Panthers at New England

    Tonight at 7:30 on 99.9 The Fan

  • HighSchoolOT.com Wrap-up Show

    Tomorrow at 9:00 am on 99.9 The Fan

  • MLB: San Francisco at Washington

    Tomorrow at 4:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
GWI
 
7:30pm Tonight
NEP
CAR
2:20pm Today
CHC
BAL
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
CWS
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
HOU
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
SFG
7:05pm Tonight
PHI
STL
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
TAM
7:10pm Tonight
CIN
ATL
7:10pm Tonight
BOS
SEA
8:05pm Tonight
TEX
KAN
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
DET
8:10pm Tonight
MIL
PIT
8:40pm Tonight
COL
MIA
9:40pm Tonight
ARI
SDP
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
ANA
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
NYM
7:30pm Tonight
NEP
CAR
7:30pm Tonight
DET
JAC
7:30pm Tonight
NYJ
NYG
8:00pm Tonight
GBP
OAK
10:00pm Tonight
SEA
CHI
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
GWI