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Notre Dame wide receiver TJ Jones (7) runs the ball past Pittsburgh defensive back Ray Vinopal (9) on his way to a touchdown

Pittsburgh rallies, upsets No. 24 Notre Dame

PITTSBURGH — James Conner ran for two short touchdowns, including the go-ahead score with 9:36 remaining as Pittsburgh upset No. 24 Notre Dame 28-21 Saturday night.

Tom Savage passed for 243 yards and two scores to Devin Street as the Panthers (5-4) took advantage of some sloppy play by the Fighting Irish (7-3) to end Notre Dame's four-game winning streak.

The Irish turned it over three times, including a pair of fourth-quarter interceptions by Tommy Rees. Rees completed 18 of 39 for 318 yards and two touchdowns but was picked off by Pitt's Ray Vinopal on consecutive passes in the final quarter.

TJ Jones caught six passes for 149 yards and a touchdown and ran for another but Notre Dame's hopes for a Bowl Championship Series bowl bid vanished in a sloppy final 15 minutes.

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