Pitt Wins Bowl Game; McDowell's Conner Stars (12-26-13)

By CRAIG SMYLIE | csmylie@wjettv.com

Published 12/26 2013 11:52PM

Updated 12/26 2013 11:56PM

Pitt freshman and McDowell graduate James Conner rushed for a career-high 229 yards and a touchdown as the Panthers beat Bowling Green State University 30-27 in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl in Detroit, Michigan.  
Conner's performance broke Tony Dorsett's record (1977) for most yards in a Bowl Game by a Pitt running back.  

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