Connecticut vs. Pittsburgh: Recap and Stats

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Connecticut vs. Pittsburgh: Recap and Stats
Connecticut 61
(12-5, 2-2 away)
Pittsburgh 69
(15-4, 13-2 home)
Venue: Petersen Events Center
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, January 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Connecticut 22 39 61
Pittsburgh 35 34 69
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Connecticut S Napier 16 D Daniels 4 R Boatright 4
Pittsburgh T Zanna 11 S Adams 6 T Woodall 5

On Saturday, January 19th, Pittsburgh came out on top against Connecticut 69-61 in conference play. The Panthers got the win with a team-high 14 points (5 Ast 3 Stl) from Lamar Patterson in 30 minutes. Dante Taylor had six points and added seven rebounds. For the Huskies, Ryan Boatright got a game-high 20 points and six assists (4 Reb 4 Stl). Pittsburgh (15-4, 3-3 Big East) gets Providence (9-8, 1-4 Big East) on the road on Tuesday, January 22nd.

Pittsburgh Game Notes

  • Pittsburgh started 15-4 during the 2009 and 2004 seasons (since 1996).
  • Pittsburgh has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when its three-point percentage has been 42.9% or better.
  • The Panthers have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 38 or more rebounds.
  • Pittsburgh has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after committing 11 or fewer turnovers.
  • Pittsburgh has won 100% of the time this season (14-0) when opponents record 61 or fewer total points.
  • This season Pittsburgh has won 100% of the time (8-0) when Tray Woodall has 13 points or more, 80% of the time (12-3) when Talib Zanna has 5 rebounds or more, and 100% of the time (4-0) when Lamar Patterson has 5 assists or more.
  • The Panthers have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 19 games.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--Pittsburgh has a 20.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two rebounders (Steven Adams and Dante Taylor) accounted for 42.1% of the rebounds.
  • Lamar Patterson has led the team in scoring in 4 out of 19 games this season.
  • Steven Adams has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 19 games this season.

Connecticut Game Notes

  • Ryan Boatright accounted for 32.7% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Niels Giffey and Tyler Olander) accounted for 44.4% of the rebounds.
  • Ryan Boatright has led the team in scoring 4 times in 17 games this season.
  • Niels Giffey has led the team in rebounding 3 times in 17 games this season.
  • This marks the 5th 20-point game of Ryan Boatright's career.
  • Ryan Boatright has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • Niels Giffey set a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.
  • Tyler Olander set a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.
UCONN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Ryan Boatright392046403
B+Omar Calhoun311451001
BTyler Olander23460000
BEnosch Wolf14602000
C+Shabazz Napier34832002
CNiels Giffey30461003
C-DeAndre Daniels20500000
-R.J. Evans6010101
-Phillip Nolan3000001
PITT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ALamar Patterson301415310
BDante Taylor20671001
BTray Woodall261326104
BJ.J. Moore13451001
BSteven Adams20390033
BJames Robinson271222102
B-Talib Zanna27751000
C+Trey Zeigler23820000
-Durand Johnson10010000
-Cameron Wright4200000

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