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Coley sparks Miami past Pittsburgh 41-31

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By WILL GRAVES
AP Sports Writer

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Stacy Coley hauled in a pair of touchdown passes and zig-zagged 73 yards on an end around for another score as Miami kept its slim hopes for a spot in the ACC title game alive with a 41-31 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday.

Allen Hurns caught nine passes for 173 yards for the Hurricanes (9-3, 5-3 ACC), who raced to a quick 14-point lead and had no real trouble with the Panthers (6-6, 3-5).

Isaac Bennett ran for a 141 yards and a score for Pitt but the Panthers were never really in it.

Miami assured itself of its first nine-win season since 2009 with the victory. The Hurricanes need losses by Duke and Virginia Tech on Saturday to earn a rematch with No. 2 Florida State in the title game in Charlotte next Saturday.

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