Clemson vs. Pitt score, results from the Tigers’ dominant ACC championship victory

first_imgThe heavily favored Tigers (28-point spread) never trailed against the Panthers after scoring on their first play from scrimmage, a 75-yard run by Travis Etienne.BENDER: Final Playoff predictionsClemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence went 12 for 24 with 119 yards and two touchdowns. Chase Rice took over for Lawrence late in the fourth quarter and set up the final touchdown of the night with a 28-yard rush. Etienne finished with 156 rushing yards and a pair of touchdowns.Panthers quarterback Kenny Pickett went 4 for 16 for 8 yards, with no touchdowns and one interception. Running back Qadree Ollison scored the Panthers’ sole touchdown and finished the night with 56 rushing yards. MORE:  Watch college football live and on-demand on fuboTV (7-day free trial)Sporting News provided live updates and highlights of the Clemson vs. Pitt ACC championship game (all times Eastern):Clemson vs. Pitt: Score, updates, highlightsFinal score: Clemson 42, Pitt 1011:23 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Clemson. Lyn-J Dixon takes it 4 yards to the house. The extra point is good. Clemson 42, Pitt 10. Lyn-J❗️ The Tigers add one on a 4️⃣-yard dash to paydirt and go up 42-10 #ALLIN 🐅— Clemson Football (@ClemsonFB) December 2, 201811:21 p.m.: Quarterback Chase Brice takes it 28 yards to the Panther’s 4 yard line. 11:20 p.m.: Adam Choice rushes for 31 yards to the Pitt 35 yard line. 11:19 p.m. Chase Rice comes in for Clemson as quarterback. 11:07 p.m.: Darrin Hall takes it 29 yards to the Clemson 45 yard line. 10:51 p.m.:   TOUCHDOWN, Clemson. Adam Choice takes it in from the 1 to score. The extra point is good. Clemson 35, Pitt 10. 10:48 P.M.: Trevor Lawrence connects with Justyn Ross for 39 yards to put Clemson on the Pitt 1-yard-line. THIRD QUARTER: Clemson 28, Pitt 1010:46 p.m.:  Trevor Lawrence completes a 21 yard pass to Tee Higgins to put Clemson in Pitt territory. 10:35 p.m.:  Trevor Lawrence takes it himself, going 16 yards on third down.  10:27 p.m.:  Pitt converts on fourth-and-three but an illegal shift penalty erases the play and forces the Panthers to punt on fourth-and-eight. 10:20 p.m.:  Darrin Hall rushes 15 yards for the first down. HALFTIME: Clemson 28, Pitt 109:46 p.m.:  Trevor Lawrence’s pass is complete to Tee Higgins for 10 yards and a touchdown. Greg Huegel’s point after is good. Clemson 28, Pitt 10. 9:45 p.m.: INTERCEPTION.  Kenny Pickett’s pass is intercepted A.J. Terrell and returned for 31 yards.9:26 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Clemson.  Trevor Lawrence’s pass is complete to Tee Higgins for 5 yards and a touchdown.   Extra-point is good. Clemson 21, Pitt 10. 9:22 p.m.:  Travis Etienne takes it 50 yards to Pitt’s 25 yard line. 9:17 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Pitt. Qadree Ollison takes it in from the half yard line. The extra point is good. Clemson 14, Pitt 10. Qadree Over the Top! It’s a one-score game!Clemson – 1️⃣4️⃣Pitt – 1️⃣0️⃣#H2P #ACCFCG (@QOllison)— ACC Digital Network (@theACCDN) December 2, 20189:14 p.m.: Pitt touchdown called on the field. The play is reviewed and the call is reversed. The Panthers will have the ball on the 2 yard line after a Qadree Ollison 26 yard run.9:10 P.M.:  Clemson goes three-and-out after a third down Trevor Lawrence incomplete pass.FIRST QUARTER: Clemson 14, Pitt 38:52 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, Pitt.  Alex Kessman’s 37 yard field goal is good.  Clemson 14, Pitt 3. 8:48 p.m.: Running back Qadree Ollison gets the first down and more with a 21 yard rush. 8:44 p.m.: Trevor Lawrence’s pass to Derion Kendrick is incomplete. Clemson turns the ball over on downs. 8:42 p.m.  Trevor Lawrence completes a 32 yard pass to wide receiver Justyn Ross.8:33 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Clemson.  Travis Etienne takes it 3 yards for a touchdown. Greg Huegel’s extra point is good. Clemson 14, Pitt 0.  Travis Etienne is FEELING IT!2️⃣ TDs for Etienne already in the first two drives!1️⃣4️⃣ – 0️⃣ @ClemsonFB #ALLIN🐅 #ACCFCG (@swaggy_t1, @teehiggins5)— ACC Digital Network (@theACCDN) December 2, 20188:32 p.m.: FUMBLE, Pitt.  Kenny Pickett sacked by Dexter Lawrence and fumbles. Fumble is recovered by Clemson’s Christian Wilkins.8:19 p.m.: Dexter Lawrence sacks quarterback Kenny Pickett for a loss of 9 yards. 8:15 p.m. TOUCHDOWN, Clemson.  On the first offensive drive of the game. Travis Etienne takes it 75 yards for a touchdown. The extra-point is good.  Clemson 7, Pitt 0. 1️⃣ play, 7️⃣ points, No. 9️⃣Your ACC Player of the Year, folks #ALLIN🐅 #ACCFCG (@ClemsonFB, @swaggy_t1)— ACC Digital Network (@theACCDN) December 2, 2018 No. 2 Clemson won its fourth consecutive ACC championship and remained undefeated with a 42-10 victory over Pitt on Saturday at a rainy Bank of America Stadiim in Charlotte, N.C.With the win, Clemson (13-0) likely punched its ticket to a fourth College Football Playoff in a row.last_img