Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Pitt vs. the ACC
By Andrea Adelson
We still have over six months to go before Pitt actually plays in its first ACC game, but there is plenty of history between the Panthers and the current teams in the league.
Pitt has played 11 of 12 incoming members. The only one it has yet to face: Wake Forest. Overall, Pitt leads seven series against its new conference brethren. The team that has owned the Panthers most frequently? Coastal Division and former Big East rival Miami.
Here is a look at how Pitt has fared against the 12 schools currently in the ACC:
vs. Boston College: Pitt leads 16-13; Last game: 2004, Pitt won 20-17 (OT)
vs. Clemson: Pitt leads 1-0; Only meeting: 1977, Pitt won 34-3 in the Gator Bowl.
vs. Duke: Pitt leads 9-8; Last game: 1976, Pitt won 44-31.
vs. Florida State: Pitt leads 5-3; Last game: 1983, Pitt won 17-16.
vs. Georgia Tech: Pitt leads 5-2; Last game: 1976, Pitt won 42-14.
vs. Maryland: Series tied 3-3; Last game: 1992, Maryland won 47-34. (Note: These teams won't play before Maryland departs for the Big Ten in 2014)
vs. Miami: Miami leads 22-9-1; Last game: 2010, Miami won 31-3.
vs. North Carolina: North Carolina leads 4-3; Last game: 2009, Pitt won 19-17 in the Meneke Car Care Bowl.
vs. NC State: Pitt leads 5-3-1; Last game: 2009, NC State won 38-31.
vs. Virginia: Pitt leads 3-2; Last game: 2007, Virginia won 44-14.
vs. Virginia Tech: Virginia Tech leads 7-5; Last game: 2012, Pitt won 35-17.
vs. Wake Forest: No previous meetings.