NCAA Game Summary - Pittsburgh at Georgia Tech|
(Saturday, November 2)
Final Score: Georgia Tech 21, Pittsburgh 10
Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Robert Godhigh ran for 89 yards and two
touchdowns as the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets posted a 21-10 win over the
Pittsburgh Panthers in an Atlantic Coast Conference showdown at Bobby Dodd
Godhigh carried the ball just six times for the Yellow Jackets (6-3, 5-2 ACC)
as they logged their third straight win while facing the Panthers (4-4, 2-3)
for the first time since 1976. David Sims ran for a game-high 94 yards and a
score, while quarterback Vad Lee connected on half of his 10 pass attempts for
The Panthers, losers of two straight and three of the last four, were paced by
Tom Savage who was 25-of-37 for 233 yards and a touchdown passing, but he was
also picked off once and sacked five times.
Tech jumped on top in the first quarter when Sims found his way into the end
zone on a 12-yard run, capping a seven-play, 64-yard drive.
In the second frame the Panthers finally broke through when Chris Blewitt
knocked through a 44-yard field goal to cut the deficit to 7-3 with 9:48
remaining in the half.
On their next possession, the Yellow Jackets pushed their advantage to double
figures, thanks to a 35-yard TD run by Godhigh.
The only points of the third quarter came from Pittsburgh as Savage hooked up
with Tyler Boyd on a 12-yard scoring play, but that would be it for the
Panthers in the scoring department.
The hosts put an exclamation point on the meeting when Godhigh's 11-yard TD
run late in the fourth quarter finished off a 13-play, 80-yard drive that
consumed more than seven minutes on the clock.
Pittsburgh finished the night with minus-five yards rushing on 21 attempts and
just 228 yards of total offense overall.
11/02 23:09:18 ET