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Pitt-Louisville Slated for 8 P.M. Kickoff on Oct. 22

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Pitt is currently entering its bye week, a crucial week of rest and recovery for its players and doubled-down recruiting for its coaches, but the Louisville week looms large.

It’s been a season in which Pitt has racked up primetime games, and Louisville will be no different. Pitt and Louisville will kick off at 8 p.m. at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky on Oct. 22.

For those not able to make the trip, the game will be broadcast on ACC Network, with a broadcast crew to be announced at a later date.

Louisville has experienced an up-and-down start to its own 2022 season, missing quarterback Malik Cunningham at times, with a 3-3 start — 1-3 in the ACC.

Aside from a Week 1 loss to a surprise Syracuse team, Louisville’s losses have come by four points against Syracuse and one point against Boston College. The Cards have picked up wins over USF, UCF and Virginia.

Pitt is 10-8 all-time against Louisville, dating back to a 27-6 win in the first meeting in 1976. It’s been a series of runs all-time. Pitt won the first four meetings, Louisville won the next seven meetings between 1990-2007 and Pitt has won six of the last seven.

Pitt won the most recent matchup 23-20 in 2020, a performance in which Kenny Pickett threw for 220 yards and two touchdowns and the defense forced three Cunningham interceptions.

The ACC Network announce team will be released at a later date.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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