Win Probability 100%

VT
PITT
VT 100%

VT

39

PITT

36

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • VT556
    • 458PITT
  • Turnovers

    • VT0
    • 2PITT
  • Possession

    VTPITT
    26:4333:17
  • 1st Downs

    • VT29
    • 17PITT

Game Information

Heinz Field
Coverage: ESPN
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15260
  • Line: VT -3.0
  • Over/Under: 54
Attendance: 40,254
10/27/2016 Associated Press

No. 25 Virginia Tech holds off Pitt in 39-36 win

Jerod Evans shook off a right ankle injury to throw for a career-high 406 yards and two touchdowns and lead No. 25 Virginia Tech to a 39-36 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday night.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Virginia Tech610131039
Pittsburgh01471536
first QuarterVTPITT
FG
11:05
Joey Slye 31 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 76 yards, 4:01
30
FG
8:05
Joey Slye 21 Yd Field Goal
7 plays, 15 yards, 2:54
60
second QuarterVTPITT
FG
13:08
Joey Slye 22 Yd Field Goal
9 plays, 46 yards, 4:05
90
TD
4:14
James Conner 6 Yd Run (Chris Blewitt Kick)
8 plays, 84 yards, 4:01
97
play
Connor goes up the middle for TD, cuts into Hokies' lead (0:51)

Pittsburgh has struggled all night on offense until James Conner caps off an 84-yard drive with a six-yard run up the middle to cut Virginia Tech's lead to 9-7. (0:51)

TD
2:00
Chris Cunningham 11 Yd pass from Jerod Evans (Joey Slye Kick)
7 plays, 76 yards, 2:14
167
play
Virginia Tech finally finds the end zone with Evans' pass to Cunningham (0:39)

After squandering a number of red zone chances earlier in the game, Virginia Tech finally gets into the end zone when Jerod Evans hits Chris Cunningham for an 11-yard touchdown to increase the Hokies' lead at 16-7. (0:39)

TD
0:14
James Conner 1 Yd Run (Chris Blewitt Kick)
5 plays, 81 yards, 1:46
1614
play
J. Conner run for 1 yd for a TD (0:17)

James Conner run for 1 yd for a TD (0:17)

third QuarterVTPITT
TD
11:27
James Conner 1 Yd Run (Chris Blewitt Kick)
7 plays, 75 yards, 3:33
1621
play
Conner scores his third TD of the night (0:38)

James Conner plows through the line and into the end zone from one-yard out, his third score of the game, putting Pittsburgh up for the first time at 21-16. (0:38)

FG
7:00
Joey Slye 26 Yd Field Goal
12 plays, 70 yards, 4:27
1921
FG
2:44
Joey Slye 37 Yd Field Goal
7 plays, 50 yards, 2:03
2221
TD
0:07
Marshawn Williams 2 Yd Run (Joey Slye Kick)
5 plays, 68 yards, 1:37
2921
play
Williams refuses to be denied the end zone for another Hokies touchdown (0:23)

After struggling in the red zone all night, Virginia Tech gets back into the end zone again when Marshawn Williams gets hit short but fights his way to the goal line, increasing the Hokies' lead at 29-21. (0:23)

fourth QuarterVTPITT
TD
13:25
Brian O'Neill 5 Yd Run (Nathan Peterman Pass to James Conner for Two-Point Conversion)
4 plays, 75 yards, 1:42
2929
play
Offensive lineman takes handoff and dives for Pitt TD (0:49)

Brian O'Neill, an offensive lineman, take the handoff and sweeps right to dive for the end zone and scores for Pitt. The Panthers would add the two-point conversion to tie the game at 29-29. (0:49)

FG
9:39
Joey Slye 22 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 70 yards, 3:46
3229
TD
7:20
Isaiah Ford 16 Yd pass from Jerod Evans (Joey Slye Kick)
3 plays, 57 yards, 0:31
3929
TD
2:31
Jester Weah 7 Yd pass from Nathan Peterman (Chris Blewitt Kick)
7 plays, 90 yards, 1:32
3936
play
Pitt not going away yet when Peterman hits Weah for TD (0:36)

Trailing by 10 points, Nathan Peterman finds Jester Weah for the touchdown to keep Pittsburgh alive and cut the lead to 39-36. (0:36)

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