College Football
Pittsburgh 23, Virginia 13
When: 7:30 PM ET, Friday, November 2, 2018
Where: Scott Stadium, Charlottesville, Virginia
Temperature: 65°
Head Official: Riley Johnson
Attendance: 36256

Senior running back Darrin Hall rushed for 229 yards and three touchdowns to lead visiting Pittsburgh to a 23-13 victory over No. 25 Virginia in ACC play on Friday night at Charlottesville, Va.

Hall, who had 19 carries, scored on runs of 41, 2 and 75 yards while topping the 200-yard mark for the second time in his career. The Panthers (5-4, 4-1 ACC) totaled 254 yards on the ground and recorded five sacks while moving into first place in the ACC Coastal Division.

Junior quarterback Bryce Perkins completed 17 of 24 passes for 205 yards and one touchdown for Virginia (6-3, 4-2), which lost while playing its first game as a ranked program in seven years. The Cavaliers had a three-game winning streak halted.

Virginia senior star receiver Olamide Zaccheaus had just four receptions for 31 yards after catching 10 passes in each of his past two games.

Panthers sophomore quarterback Kenny Pickett was 7-for-14 passing for 61 yards but his team outgained the Cavaliers 315-249.

Hall scored the go-ahead 2-yard run with 21 seconds left in the third quarter to cap a 15-play, 84-yard drive and give Pittsburgh a 14-10 lead.

Sophomore Brian Delaney kicked a 42-yard field goal to bring Virginia within one with 9:51 left in the game.

After a touchback, Hall exploded through a huge hole opened by the right side of the offensive line and motored 75 yards for a touchdown. A low snap prevented the point-after attempt, keeping the Panthers' lead at 20-13.

Sophomore Alex Kessman kicked a 53-yard field goal -- his sixth of more than 50 yards in his career -- to increase the Pitt lead to 10 with 4:25 remaining.

The Panthers got on the board first when Hall navigated around left end and scampered 41 yards for a score with 6:09 remaining in the first quarter.

Just 15 seconds later, Virginia tied the score when Perkins connected with sophomore receiver Terrell Jana on a 42-yard touchdown pass. The Cavaliers took a 10-7 lead into halftime after Delaney booted a 29-yard field goal with two seconds left.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Pittsburgh   Virginia
Darrin Hall Player Jordan Ellis
19 Attempts 10
229 Yards 46
12.0 Avg Yards 4.6
3 Touchdowns 0
0 Long 0
Pittsburgh   Virginia
Aaron Mathews Player Terrell Jana
1 Receptions 3
31 Yards 71
31.0 Avg Yards 23.7
0 Touchdowns 1
0 Long 0
Team Stats Summary
  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sck FF
Pittsburgh 315 254 61 3 1 0 5.0 3
Virginia 249 44 205 1 2 0 3.0 1