Marquette vs. Pittsburgh: Recap and Stats

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Marquette vs. Pittsburgh: Recap and Stats
Marquette 74
(12-3, 3-2 away)
Pittsburgh 67
(13-4, 12-2 home)
Venue: Petersen Events Center
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Marquette 33 24 74
Pittsburgh 30 27 67
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Marquette V Blue 13 D Gardner 5 J Cadougan 4
Pittsburgh T Zanna 12 S Adams 6 T Woodall 5

Entering the game as a 10-point favorite, Pittsburgh lost in front of the home crowd against Marquette 74-67 in overtime. The Panthers were led by Lamar Patterson, who put up a career-high 22 points (4 Reb 3 Ast), with 18 coming from three-point range. James Robinson had 12 points. For the Golden Eagles, Vander Blue got a season-high 22 points and four assists. Next up for Pittsburgh (13-4, 1-3 Big East) is Villanova (10-3, 2-0 Big East) on Wednesday, January 16th on the road.

Pittsburgh Game Notes

  • Pittsburgh has played in 2 overtime games this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Panthers have played in 9 overtime games with a record of 7-2.
  • The Panthers have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Pittsburgh has lost 21 close games.
  • Pittsburgh has lost 75% of the time this season (1-3) after recording 23 or fewer field goals made.
  • The Panthers set a season high for blocks.
  • The last time Pittsburgh recorded at least 8 blocks was Nov 22, 2011 against La Salle.
  • The Panthers have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 17 games.
  • Pittsburgh has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--Pittsburgh has a 21.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Lamar Patterson recorded a team season high in three-pointers with 6.
  • Lamar Patterson accounted for 32.8% of the team's points.
  • Lamar Patterson has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 17 games this season.
  • Steven Adams has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 17 games this season.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for James Robinson.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Lamar Patterson's career.
  • Lamar Patterson had career highs with 22 points and 6 three-pointers.

Marquette Game Notes

  • The Golden Eagles won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Marquette has lost 27 close games.
  • Vander Blue recorded a team season high in points with 22.
  • The top two scorers (Vander Blue and Davante Gardner) accounted for 47.2% of the points.
  • Vander Blue has led the team in scoring 7 times in 15 games this season.
  • Davante Gardner has led the team in rebounding 5 times in 15 games this season.
  • This marks the 5th 20-point game of Vander Blue's career.
  • Vander Blue has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Davante Gardner has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Davante Gardner set a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Jamil Wilson.
MARQ PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AVander Blue402234104
AJamil Wilson211142011
B+Davante Gardner291380002
BJuan Anderson21851001
BTodd Mayo151001000
C+Chris Otule15520000
C+Junior Cadougan16232001
CTrent Lockett32231302
CS. Taylor Jr.5020100
D+Derrick Wilson31121001
PITT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ALamar Patterson342243023
BJames Robinson361214101
B-Trey Zeigler23552100
C+Steven Adams29460141
CJ.J. Moore23612202
CDurand Johnson251020000
CDante Taylor10300010
C-Talib Zanna24350011
D+Cameron Wright17221002
-Tray Woodall4001000

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