|Date of game: 10/20/2012
Recap: Buffalo vs. Pittsburgh
Buffalo, NY (Sports Network) - Tino Sunseri completed 9-of-17 passes for 128 yards to lead the Pittsburgh Panthers to a 20-6 victory over the Buffalo Bulls at UB Stadium.
Ray Graham rushed for 74 yards on 20 carries and scored one touchdown for Pittsburgh (3-4). Rushel Shell added to the Panther attack by carrying the ball 12 times for 35 yards and a score. The victory ended a two-game losing slide.
For Buffalo (1-6), Alex Zordich completed 23-of-41 passes for 165 yards and threw one interception. Zordich also picked up 79 yards on the ground. Running back Devin Campbell rushed for team-high 104 yards on 19 carries as the Bulls lost for their fifth game in a row.
The Panthers scored first on a 45-yard field goal by Kevin Harper, 3-0.
Harper made another field goal, this one from 22 yards and it put the Panthers up, 6-0.
Midway through the second quarter, Zordich was intercepted by Jason Hendricks from the Panthers. Pitt took advantage of the turnover as Shell punched it in from four yards out to give the Panthers a 13-0 lead.
The Bulls responded with a 27-yard field goal by kicker Patrick Clarke, but they still trailed, 13-3
At the end of the first half, Clarke made a 41-yard field goal that narrowed the deficit to 13-6 heading into the intermission.
Pittsburgh struck first in the second half when Graham dashed seven yards for a to put his team up, 20-6.
Buffalo could not find the end zone in the second half and was held scoreless by the relentless Panther defense.
Despite the loss Buffalo outgained Pittsburgh in total yards 334-254.Game Notes