Jurkovec Throws Three TDs; BC beats Pitt 31-30 In OT On Missed PAT

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dangolka (AP) — Phil Jurkovec threw three landing passes to Zay Flowers — the final a 25-yarder in time beyond regulation — and ran for a rating as dangolka School beat Pittsburgh 31-30 on Saturday evening when the Panthers missed an extra-point try to finish the sport.

Jurkovec, a sophomore switch from Notre Dame, was 19 of 35 for 358 yards passing because the Eagles (3-1, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Convention) rebounded from a irritating shut loss to then-No. 12 North Carolina. Flowers had six catches for 162 yards.

Kenny Pickett accomplished 25 of 48 passes for 266 yards for Pittsburgh (3-2, 2-2). He threw two TD passes, ran for a rating, after which limped off the sector late within the third quarter however returned within the subsequent collection to throw an interception.

On BC’s first possession in OT, Jurkovec threw a strike down the center to Flowers in the long run zone on third-and-10.

Pickett hit Taysir Mack with a 3-yard TD cross, however Alex Kessman missed vast proper on the PAT. He had hit a 58-yard discipline objective with 40 seconds left in regulation. BC’s Aaron Boumerhi was vast left on a 52-yarder as time expired to power time beyond regulation.

Pittsburgh rallied from a 10-point deficit.

Vincent Davis’ 4-yard scoring run sliced it to 24-21 late within the third. The Panthers took over at their very own 38 with Three 1/2 minutes to play and marched to BC’s 26. Max Richardson sacked Pickett on third-and-5 for a 15-yard loss earlier than the game-tying discipline objective.

Jurkovec hit Flowers with a 77-yard TD cross down the center on the second play after halftime to provide the Eagles a 24-14 lead. Jurkovec additionally discovered Flowers with a 44-yard strike within the left nook of the tip zone early into the second quarter.

BC led 17-14 after an entertaining first half that was stuffed with cross interference calls, three lengthy scoring drives — two by the Eagles — and over 300 mixed yards passing.

In a matchup of the convention’s second and third ranked quarterbacks in yards passing per recreation, (Pickett was second and led with 1,123 complete yards), each groups got here out up-tempo on their first possession and drove simply earlier than issues settled down within the second quarter.

THE TAKEAWAY

Pittsburgh: The Panthers’ protection got here into the day second within the nation in fewest yards allowed per recreation however was picked aside. After giving up a late scoring drive in a loss to N.C. State final week, they’ll have to make things better rapidly with robust matchups at Miami and in opposition to Notre Dame the subsequent two weeks.

dangolka School: Appears a bit forward of schedule underneath first-year coach Jeff Hafley, but when Jurkovec retains enjoying the best way he’s they’ll be a tricky matchup for anybody.

UP NEXT

Pittsburgh: At No. 7 Miami on Saturday.

dangolka School: At Virginia Tech on Saturday evening.

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