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, Pittsburgh let one slip away to No. 12 Louisville 64-61 in conference play. With the loss, the Panthers fall to 1-3 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. Dante Taylor put up nine points plus four rebounds in the Panthers loss. Steven Adams had eight points and added seven rebounds. Gorgui Dieng recorded a double-double for the Cardinals on 14 points and 12 rebounds (5 Blk 4 Ast). Pittsburgh (17-5, 5-4 Big East) takes on sixth-ranked Syracuse (18-2, 6-1 Big East) on Saturday, February 2nd at home.

Pittsburgh Game Notes

  • The last time Pittsburgh started the season 17-5 was 2007.
  • Pittsburgh beat the spread by 3.0 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Panthers have beaten the spread.
  • The Panthers have been unlucky 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Pittsburgh has lost 22 close games.
  • Prior to this game, Pittsburgh played 45 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 23-22.
  • When the opposition records 64 or more total points this season, Pittsburgh has lost 83% of the time (1-5).
  • When the opposition records 23 or more field goals made this season, Pittsburgh has lost 75% of the time (1-3).
  • Pittsburgh set a season low for free throws made.
  • The Panthers have outshot their opponents in three-point percentage for the past 4 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 in 4 out of 22 games this season.
  • Talib Zanna has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 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.

Louisville Game Notes

  • Louisville won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The Cardinals won this one, but have lost 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Louisville has lost 25 close games.
  • 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 13 times in 21 games this season.
  • Gorgui Dieng has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 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.
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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