Pittsburgh vs. Providence: Recap and Stats

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Pittsburgh vs. Providence: Recap and Stats
Pittsburgh 68
(16-4, 3-2 away)
Providence 64
(10-9, 9-4 home)
Venue: Dunkin' Donuts Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 22, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Pittsburgh 34 34 68
Providence 27 37 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Pittsburgh T Zanna 11 S Adams 5 T Woodall 5
Providence B Cotton 21 L Henton 8 V Council 6

Providence was beaten at home by Pittsburgh 68-64 in conference play on Tuesday, January 22nd. The Friars got a good effort from Bryce Cotton, who got a game-high 24 points and four rebounds. Kadeem Batts had 17 points and added nine rebounds. For the Panthers, Lamar Patterson finished with a team-high 17 points and seven rebounds. Next up for Providence (10-9, 2-5 Big East) is Marquette (13-4, 4-1 Big East) on Saturday, January 26th on the road.

Providence Game Notes

  • Providence started 10-9 during the 2002 and 2001 seasons (since 1996).
  • PC beat the spread by 2.5 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Friars have beaten the spread.
  • The Friars have been unlucky 5 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Providence has lost 29 close games.
  • Providence has lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after recording 30 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition records 68 or more total points this season, Providence has lost 100% of the time (0-8).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 51.0% or better this season, Providence has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 26 or more field goals made this season, Providence has lost 86% of the time (1-6).
  • Providence has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--PC has a 10.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Bryce Cotton accounted for 37.5% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kadeem Batts and LaDontae Henton) accounted for 53.3% of the rebounds.
  • Bryce Cotton has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 19 games this season.
  • Kadeem Batts has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 23rd 20-point game of Bryce Cotton's career.
  • Bryce Cotton has 6 straight 20+ point games.
  • Vincent Council has 4 straight double-digit point games.

Pittsburgh Game Notes

  • Pittsburgh won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The Panthers won this one, but have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Pittsburgh has lost 21 close games.
  • Lamar Patterson has led the team in scoring 5 times and in rebounding 4 times in 20 games this season.
PITT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ALamar Patterson311772302
ATray Woodall34928302
BSteven Adams18831011
BJ.J. Moore19940102
C+Talib Zanna32941112
CDurand Johnson9410000
CTrey Zeigler20630002
C-James Robinson25520202
D+Dante Taylor12120000
PC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Bryce Cotton392443102
AKadeem Batts391791203
B+Vincent Council371127205
BLaDontae Henton26971012
C+Josh Fortune16321111
DSidiki Johnson13020101
DKris Dunn24021012
-Ted Bancroft4000100

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