Notre Dame vs. Pitt score update: Undefeated Irish down 20-6 after 3

A 9-yard touchdown pass from Tino Sunseri to J.P. Holtz helped give the Pittsburgh Panthers a 20-6 lead over the undefeated Notre Dame Fighting Irish after three quarters Saturday.

The touchdown was set up by a 43-yard pass from Sunseri to Holtz on the first play of the drive. Kevin Harper kicked a 21-yard field goal with 1:03 left in the quarter to make the score 20-6.

A 16-yard touchdown run by Ray Graham with 4:42 remaining in the second quarter gave Pitt a 10-6 halftime lead.

Graham also set up Pitt's previous score. He had a 55-yard run in the first quarter that put the Panthers in range for Harper to hit a 39-yard field goal.

Kyle Brindza capped off a 14-play opening drive for Notre Dame with a 37-yard field goal to give the Irish a 3-0 lead in the first before Harper answered with his field goal on the next drive. Brindza also connected from 20 yards in the second quarter to give Notre Dame a 6-3 lead before Graham's touchdown.

Sunseri is 14-for-20 passing for 145 yards. Graham has 15 carries for 152 yards.

Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson is 13 for 20 passing for 122 yards. Running back Theo Riddick has 16 carries for 59 yards.

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