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

Although they were big underdogs on Saturday, January 12th, Marquette won on the road versus Pittsburgh 74-67 in overtime. Vander Blue was exceptional for the Golden Eagles and put up a season-high 22 points and four assists. Jamil Wilson had 11 points and added four rebounds. Lamar Patterson got a career-high 22 points (4 Reb 3 Ast) for the Panthers, making 6 of 7 from three-point range. Next up for Marquette (12-3, 3-0 Big East) is Seton Hall (12-4, 1-2 Big East) on Wednesday, January 16th on their home court.

Marquette Game Notes

  • Marquette started 12-3 during the 2011, 2002, 2001, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Pittsburgh extended the Marquette winning streak to 5 games.
  • Marquette beat the spread by 17.0 points. That makes the 5th time this season the Golden Eagles have beaten the spread.
  • Marquette has played in 2 overtime games this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Golden Eagles have played in 10 overtime games with a record of 6-4.
  • The Golden Eagles have won 4 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Marquette has won 29 close games.
  • The Golden Eagles have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 74 or more total points.
  • Marquette has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when its had a three-point percentage of 33.3% or better.
  • Marquette has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after committing 12 or fewer turnovers.
  • Marquette has won 89% of the time this season (8-1) after holding an opponent to under 39.7% field goal percentage.
  • This season Marquette has won 100% of the time (8-0) when Davante Gardner has 13 points or more and 89% of the time (8-1) when Jamil Wilson has 4 field goals made or more.
  • The Golden Eagles have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 8 games.
  • Marquette has recorded fewer three-pointers than their opponents for the past 5 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 in 7 out of 15 games this season.
  • Davante Gardner has led the team in rebounding in 5 out of 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 had a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Jamil Wilson.

Pittsburgh Game Notes

  • Pittsburgh lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The Panthers have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Pittsburgh has lost 21 close games.
  • 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 3 times in 17 games this season.
  • Steven Adams has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 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 set career highs with 22 points and 6 three-pointers.
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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