Josh Newkirk had a pair of clutch baskets in the final 2 1/2 minutes of overtime and finished with 15 points, lifting Pittsburgh to a 61-60 comeback win over Boston College on Tuesday night.
Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter for a 10-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Penn State kicked the extra point that Boston College could not, lifting the Nittany Lions to a 31-30 win in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday night.
Penn State will make its first postseason appearance since 2011 when it plays Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on Dec. 27.
Pitt announced Sunday its football team will be playing Houston in the Armed Forces Bowl.
Pitt football head coach Paul Chryst joins “The Fan Morning Show” for his regular weekly spot
The Panthers impressive 30-20 road victory over ACC opponent Boston College netted not only a win, but also three ACC Weekly Player Awards.
James Conner ran for 214 yards and a touchdown to lead Pittsburgh to a 30-20 victory over Boston College on Friday night in the first Atlantic Coast Conference matchup between the former Big East foes.
Pitt football head coach Paul Chryst joined “The Fan Morning Show” on Thursday for his regular weekly spot.
The best news Pitt Coach Paul Chryst delivered at his weekly news conference is that receiver Tyler Boyd appears good to go at Boston College Friday night.
Talib Zanna scored 11 of his 21 points in the closing 9 1/2 minutes to help Pittsburgh snap a three-game losing streak with a 66-59 win over Boston College on Wednesday night.
With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.
Pitt’s inaugural season will feature some big named college basketball programs, including both Duke and North Carolina.
Following Wednesday’s game against Montreal, the Pens will play in Boston on Friday. It will likely be the first major sporting event in that city since the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins signed draft pick defenseman Philip Samuelsson to a three-year entry level contract.