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PITT at Connecticut

KICKOFF: 8 p.m. ET

WHERE: Rentschler Field (40,000)

RECORDS: Pitt (4-5, 1-3 Big East), Connecticut (3-6, 0-4 Big East)


COACHES: Paul Chryst 4-5 (first season at Pitt), Paul Pasqualoni 8-13 (second year at Connecticut), 149-89-1 overall


LAST MEETING: Pitt 35, Uconn 20 (Oct. 26, 2011)

TV. ESPN2 Carter Blackburn (play-by-play), Rod Gilmore (color), Jemele Hill (sideline).


PITTSBURGH RADIO: KDKA-FM 93.7. Bill Hillgrove (play-by-play), Pat
Bostick (color), Gregg Giannotti (sideline)

SATELLITE RADIO: Sirius channel 128, XM channel 190.

LINE: Pitt is a 3.5 Favorite


Pitt is trying to get back to .500 to stay in the hunt for bowl eligibility.

Pitt is only 1-3 at Rentschler Field.

Connecticut is the top defense in the Big East, and ninth in the country, giving up only 290 yards per game.

Pitt is averaging 418 yards per game.

Pitt running back Ray Graham has ran for over 100 yards in each of the past two games including 172 yards and a touchdown last week against Notre Dame.

Pitt receiver Devin Street leads the Big East in receptions, averaging almost six catches per game and over 81 yards per game.

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