SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - - NCAA FOOTBALL
SYRACUSE 27.......PITTSBURGH 24......
For the first time since 2012 Syracuse knocked off ACC rival Pittsburgh 27-24.
Syracuse trailed 10-3 with 34 seconds to play in the first half, when junior quarterback Eric Dungey found Devin C. Butler on a 32-yard touchdown to tie the game at 10.
With seven minutes to play in the third, Dungey scampered in from 10 yards out to give SU a 17-13 lead over Pitt.
The Panthers would pull to within 20-16 in the 4th, when Dungey connected with Steve Ishmael for a 35-yard touchdown.
Pittsburgh's Qadree Ollison answered with a 19-yard run, as the Panthers added the two-point conversion to trim the SU lead to 27-24.
With under 30 seconds to play, Syracuse junior linebacker Ryan Guthrie sacked Pitt quarterback Ben Dinucci to seal the SU win.
Syracuse Junior quarterback Eric Dungey finished the day 33-49 for 365 yards and two touchdowns. Dungey also added 48 yards on the ground and a touchdown.
Steve Ishmael finished the day with 5 catches, for 97 yards and a touchdown.
SU senior linebacker Parris Bennett led the Orange defense with a game-high 14 tackles.
Dino Babers is now 37-0 as a head coach when leading after 3 quarters.
Syracuse: 3-3 Pittsburgh: 2-4
SU host #2 Clemson on October 13, at 7 p.m. on ESPN.