Pittsburgh vs. Louisville: Recap and Stats

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Pittsburgh vs. Louisville: Recap and Stats
Pittsburgh 61
(17-5, 3-3 away)
(12) Louisville 64
(17-4, 10-1 home)
Venue: KFC Yum! Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 28, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Pittsburgh 26 35 61
Louisville 32 32 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Pittsburgh T Woodall 14 T Zanna 10 T Woodall 3
Louisville R Smith 20 G Dieng 12 P Siva 10

On Monday, January 28th, No. 12 Louisville edged Pittsburgh 64-61 in Big East action. Gorgui Dieng got 14 points and 12 rebounds (5 Blk 4 Ast) for the Cardinals, earning a double-double. Montrezl Harrell had eight points and added five rebounds. For the Panthers, Dante Taylor finished with nine points and four rebounds. Louisville (17-4, 5-3 Big East) welcomes 25th-ranked Marquette (15-4, 6-1 Big East) on Sunday, February 3rd.

Louisville Game Notes

  • Louisville started 17-4 during the 2010, 2008, and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Cardinals have won 4 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Louisville has won 28 close games.
  • The Cardinals have won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after recording 18 or more assists.
  • Louisville has won 92% of the time this season (12-1) when its field goal percentage has been 45.1% or better.
  • Louisville has won 91% of the time this season (10-1) after committing 12 or fewer turnovers.
  • Lville has won 79% of the time this season (11-3) when opponents record 3 or fewer blocks.
  • This season Louisville has won 100% of the time (9-0) when Chane Behanan has 12 points or more, 82% of the time (9-2) when Russ Smith has 7 field goals made or more, and 100% of the time (5-0) when Gorgui Dieng has 12 rebounds or more.
  • Louisville has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 15 games.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--Lville has a 20.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Russ Smith accounted for 31.2% of the team's points.
  • Gorgui Dieng accounted for 36.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Russ Smith has led the team in scoring in 13 out of 21 games this season.
  • Gorgui Dieng has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 21 games this season.
  • This game was the 7th double-digit assist game of Peyton Siva's career.
  • Gorgui Dieng recorded the 26th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Gorgui Dieng has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Gorgui Dieng recorded a double-double. It was his 5th this season and 17th of his career.
  • This marks the 15th 20-point game of Russ Smith's career.

Pittsburgh Game Notes

  • The Panthers have lost 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Pittsburgh has lost 22 close games.
  • The top two rebounders (Talib Zanna and Steven Adams) accounted for 48.5% of the rebounds.
  • Tray Woodall has led the team in scoring 4 times in 22 games this season.
  • Talib Zanna has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 22 games this season.
  • Lamar Patterson has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Talib Zanna recorded the 8th double-digit rebound game of his career.
PITT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADante Taylor11940000
B+Steven Adams29870210
B+Tray Woodall341433103
BTalib Zanna224100101
BJ.J. Moore18341100
C+Trey Zeigler21512111
CJames Robinson20423002
CLamar Patterson281022004
CCameron Wright15401212
Lville PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Gorgui Dieng3914124053
AM. Harrell11850010
ARuss Smith362051001
B+Chane Behanan301252202
B-Peyton Siva402010204
C+Luke Hancock28521300
D+Tim Henderson14320002

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