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Zach Collaros threw for 214 yards and ran for two touchdowns as No. 23 Cincinnati took firm control of the Big East race with a 26-23 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Isaiah Pead rushed for 118 yards and Tony Miliano kicked four field goals for the Bearcats (7-1, 3-0 Big East), who won their sixth straight and took a significant step toward winning the program's third conference title in four years.
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If that is truly the final Backyard Brawl, then West Virginia gave its fans a performance to remember. Tino Sunseri, well, gave Pittsburgh fans a shot to the gut. After leading 17-7 at halftime, West Virginia's defense played like the 2010 version and held the Panthers to just a field goal and sacked Sunseri 10 [...]Despite sloppy play, WVU wins Backyard Brawl is a post by the Best Sports Blogs at BallHyped.com.
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In the most unlikely of scenarios, the Pittsburgh Panthers woke up and decided they were going to take out two weeks worth of frustration on the Hokies of Virginia Tech. Frank Beamer suffered his 4th straight loss to Pitt, and third straight at Heinz field. His quarterback struggled throwing some very high crossing routes, and when you throw it too high across the middle, nine times out of ten, it's gong to be intercepted. And Intercept it they did as they were able to pick off QB...Read Full Story
University of Pittsburgh junior wide receiver Jonathan Baldwin intends to declare for the 2011 nfl draft, he confirmed to NFLDraftScout.com on Tuesday, shortly after coach Dave Wannstedt stepped down amid pressure following a disappointing 7-5 season.Reached through text message Tuesday evening and asked if it was safe to say he would forego his senior year with Wannstedt stepping down, Baldwin responded, “No, it’s not safe to say that. It doesn’t change my quarterback!”At first, it sounded...Read Full Story