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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - SEPTEMBER 02: Tom Savage of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights drops back against the Norfolk State Spartans at Rutgers Stadium on September 2, 2010 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Tom Savage tied an Atlantic Coast Conference record with six touchdown passes and Pittsburgh held on for a wild 58-55 win over Duke on Saturday. Savage threw for a career-high 424 yards on 23-of-33 passing with three scoring passes to freshman Tyler Boyd. The Panthers (2-1, 1-1) never trailed and claimed their first ACC victory despite receiving plenty of scares down the stretch from a persistent Duke team. Brandon Connette had four touchdown passes and four interceptions, and he rushed for 101 yards and two touchdowns for Duke (2-2, 0-2). Connette's 4-yard touchdown run with 3:17 left pulled the Blue Devils within three. Pitt recovered the onside kick, and Savage's 15-yard pass to Kevin Weatherspoon on third-and-7 helped the Panthers run out the clock. The teams combined for 1,130 total yards. Savage surpassed both of the major career highs he set for Rutgers in 2009 -- or, two transfers ago -- before halftime of this one while becoming the first ACC player to throw for six s...
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