By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pitt Panthers are now in the Associated Press Top 25.

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The rankings were released on Sunday afternoon and the Panthers find themselves ranked 23rd in the nation.

This comes on the heels of the Panthers’ 28-7 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday.

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The Panthers are currently 2-0 in ACC play and are carrying a 3-0 record away from Heinz Field.

Overall, the Panthers are 5-1 this season. Their only loss coming to Western Michigan on September 18.

Next Saturday, Pitt will take on the Clemson Tigers at Heinz Field at 3:30 p.m.

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Meanwhile, Penn State remains in the top ten, staying at number seven in the nation.