ACC roundup: Pittsburgh outlasts Duke, 58-55

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The Pittsburgh Panthers made themselves right at home on the road in the Atlantic Coast Conference — both in the end zone and in the record book.

Tom Savage tied a league record with six touchdown passes and the ACC newcomers held on to win the second-highest-scoring game in conference history, 58-55, over Duke on Saturday in Durham, N.C.

Savage threw for a career-high 424 yards on 23-of-33 passing with three touchdowns to freshman Tyler Boyd.

‘‘Basically, everybody on the offense scored,’’ Boyd said.

The Panthers (2-1, 1-1) never trailed in their first ACC victory and first league road game despite receiving plenty of scares down the stretch from a persistent Duke team.

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