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Defensive end Shayne Hale on Saturday's matchup with Notre Dame: 'It's all about Pitt.' (AP)

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at Notre Dame•3:30 p.m. Saturday, Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, Ind.•TV/radio: WPXI-11/KDKA-FM (93.7), Sirius channel 91, XM channel 91 Records: Pitt 4-4, 1-3 Big East; Notre Dame 8-0 Line: Notre Dame by 171⁄2•Series: Notre Dame leads 46-20-1 Outlook: Pitt has played 30 games at Notre Dame Stadium since 1931, winning 10. ... Pitt wide receiver Devin Street leads the Big East in receptions (6.25 rpg) and receiving yards (86.88 ypg). ... Pitt quarterback Tino Sunseri is eighth in the nation in passing efficiency (164.8). ... Notre Dame is 11th in pass defense efficiency, allowing a rating of only 102.4 per game. ... Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o has all five of his career interceptions this season. ... Pitt running back Ray Graham needs 10 yards to move past Dion Lewis into fourth place on the school's all-time rushing list. ... The four teams Pitt has defeated —Virginia Tech, Gardner-Webb, Buffalo and Temple — are a combined 10-21.

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

Pitt trying to defy odds at South Bend

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