Friday September 18th, 2015

The Pittsburgh Panthers are riding into Iowa with some momentum after beating Akron 24–7 to improve to 2–0. Their new head coach, Pat Narduzzi, has experience against Iowa and the rest of the Big Ten, having led the Michigan State defense for seven years. He’ll look to continue his success against Iowa, despite missing star running back James Conner, who as injured in the team's season-opening victory over Youngstown State.

In his 17th season at Iowa, Kirk Ferentz has implemented a new offensive scheme en route to a 2–0 start. C.J. Beathard was named co-offensive player of the week in the Big Ten after his 215-yard, three-touchdown performance against Iowa State in Week 2. He added 77 yards on the ground, and now has 103 on the season. 

How to watch

Details for Saturday’s game are below.

Kickoff: 8:00 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV Coverage: Big Ten Network

Radio: For a list of Pittsburgh affiliates, click here. For a list of Iowa affiliates, click here.

Team schedules (all times ET)

Pittsburgh

Sept. 5: vs. Youngstown State (W, 45–37)

Sept. 12: at Akron (W, 24–7)

Sept. 19: at Iowa (8 p.m., Big Ten Network)

Oct. 3: at Virginia Tech

Oct. 10: vs. Virginia

Oct. 17: at Georgia Tech

Oct. 24: at Syracuse

Oct. 29: vs. North Carolina (7 p.m., ESPN)

Nov. 7: vs. Notre Dame

Nov. 14: at Duke

Nov. 21: vs. Louisville

Nov. 27: Miami (FL)

Iowa

Sept. 5: vs. Illinois State (W, 31–14)

Sept. 12: at Iowa State (W, 31–17)

Sept. 19: vs. Pittsburgh (8 p.m., Big Ten Network)

Sept. 26: vs. North Texas (1 p.m.)

Oct. 3: at Wisconsin (1 p.m.)

Oct. 10: vs. Illinois (Noon)

Oct. 17: at Northwestern (Noon)

Oct. 31: vs. Maryland (1 p.m.)

Nov. 7: at Indiana (Noon)

Nov. 14: vs. Minnesota (8 p.m., Big Ten Network)

Nov. 21: vs. Purdue (1 p.m.)

Nov. 27: at Nebraska (1 p.m., FOX)

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