Pitt Leads Iowa 10-3 At Half

Both teams making similar mistakes in terms of penalties and turnovers. Pitt able to hold Iowa to two field attempts, including just one that was good.

Pitt leads Iowa 10-3 at the half. The Panthers have the lead thanks to a short pass from Tino Sunseri to Devin Street. Street turned the play into a 66-yard touchdown reception; his first of the season.

Sunseri has completed 7-of-11 passes for 116 yards with the touchdown and a pick that hurt a late Pitt drive in the second half. He also added a 23-yard run late in the second quarter, prior to throwing that first interception.

Kevin Harper added a 37-yard field goal, after missing field goal attempts in both of his first two games. Iowa's Mike Meyer was a perfect 7-of-7 in field goals, before missing a 40-yard attempt right before halftime.

Both teams are having problems with turnovers and penalties. Pitt has lost ball twice to Iowa--on Sunseri's interception and on a fumble, while the Hawkeyes have just one turnover. The Hawkeyes lead in penalties, with six. Pitt is being prevented from building up a big lead thanks to the turnovers. Iowa's interception came at the Pitt 2. On the opposite side, penalties have slowed Iowa offensive drives down--a big reason for why they've had to settle for field goals.


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