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There was plenty to write about after Penn State’s narrow escape over Pitt on Saturday.

NCAA Football: Pittsburgh at Penn State Matthew O’Haren-USA TODAY Sports

Penn State limped past Pitt Saturday in the 100th installment of the game some have dubbed The Keystone Classic.

The Nittany Lions struggled on both sides of the ball, but as they say a win is a win.

Find out what beat writers from both sides of the aisle had to say and what the national beat thought of the game.

Our own Tim Aydin was tough but fair when grading out the performances of the Penn State position groups.

TribLIVE’s Kevin Gorman struggles to see a good explanation for Pat Narduzzi’s baffling call to kick a field goal from the 1-yard line late in the game.

Bob Flounders of Penn Live points out five individual performances that helped the Nittany Lions separate themselves from the Panthers.

The stats for Penn State were far from pretty on Saturday, but BSD’s Chris Taylor points out that they don’t always have to be.

Alan Saunders of Pittsburgh Sports Now gives his five takeaways for Panther fans from the tough loss.

Conversely, our Dylan Callaghan-Croley went the extra mile and gives us six takeaways from Penn State side.

I’m sorry, Pat Narduzzi did what now? Mark Wogenrich of The Allentown Morning Call is still confused by Narduzzi’s late-game decision making.

Penn State fans may not be very happy, but that didn’t keep players from celebrating a hard-fought win. See more from Lions247’s Mark Brennan through his trademark BrennanCam.

Lastly, Penn State hosted a number of recruits on Saturday. Check out some of who was on hand as BWI’s Ryan Snyder gives you a pregame photo gallery.