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

Pittsburgh squared off with Providence on Tuesday, January 22nd and won on the road versus the Friars 68-64 in Big East play. The Panthers got the win with a team-high 17 points and seven rebounds from Lamar Patterson. Tray Woodall also had a strong showing, scoring nine points and adding eight assists. For the Friars, Bryce Cotton finished with a game-high 24 points and four rebounds. Next up for Pittsburgh (16-4, 4-3 Big East) is DePaul (10-8, 1-4 Big East) on Saturday, January 26th on their home court.

Pittsburgh Game Notes

  • Pittsburgh started 16-4 during the 2009, 2007, and 2004 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Providence extended the Pittsburgh winning streak to 3 games.
  • The Panthers have won 2 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Pittsburgh has won 24 close games.
  • Pittsburgh has won 100% of the time this season (8-0) when its field goal percentage has been 51.0% or better.
  • The Panthers have won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after recording 10 or more steals.
  • Pittsburgh has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after committing 14 or fewer turnovers.
  • Pittsburgh has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) when opponents record 6 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Pittsburgh has won 100% of the time (11-0) when Tray Woodall has 4 field goals made or more and 100% of the time (4-0) when Lamar Patterson has 7 rebounds or more.
  • Lamar Patterson has led the team in scoring 5 times and in rebounding 4 times in 20 games this season.

Providence Game Notes

  • The Friars have lost 5 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Providence has lost 29 close games.
  • 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 12 times in 19 games this season.
  • Kadeem Batts has led the team in rebounding 6 times in 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.
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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