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Virginia Tech Hokies fall to Pittsburgh Panthers, 28-7

(WSLS 10)

BLACKSBURG, Va. – After a devasting loss to Notre Dame last week (32-29), Virginia Tech Hokies fell to the Pittsburgh Panthers in an ACC battle at Lane Stadium.

The score was 28-7.

The Hokies now have a 3-3 record, sitting behind the Pittsburg Panthers (5-1) in the coastal division standing. The Panthers also lead the ACC in total offense, averaging 52 points a game.

The first half of Saturday’s matchup started off slow with the Pittsburg Panthers leading the Virginia Tech Hokies at the half, 21-0.

In the first quarter, we saw Pittsburg Panthers quarterback Kenny Pickett make a touchdown pass and then run three yards for a touchdown in the second quarter. With just a minute left before halftime, Pickett threw a 36-yard touchdown.

In the third quarter, there was a scoring play from the Panthers’ Vincent Davis.

Braxton Burmeister made a pass to Tayvion Robinson, scoring the Hokies its first touchdown of the game.

The Hokies will take on Syracuse Orange on Saturday, Oct. 23.