Pittsburgh vs. DePaul: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Pittsburgh vs. DePaul: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(20) Pittsburgh 81
(24-7, 6-4 away)
DePaul 66
(11-20, 7-12 home)
Venue: Allstate Arena
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Pittsburgh 46 35 81
DePaul 35 31 66
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Pittsburgh J Moore 21 T Woodall 7 T Woodall 4
DePaul B Young 22 D Kirk 2 B Young 3

On a day when they shot 71.7 percent, No. 20 Pittsburgh smoked DePaul 81-66 in Big East play. The Panthers got the win with 18 points and seven rebounds from Tray Woodall. Steven Adams had eight points and added four rebounds. Brandon Young finished with a game-high 22 points and three assists for the Blue Demons. This makes three wins in a row for the Panthers.

Pittsburgh Game Notes

  • Pittsburgh started 24-7 during the 2009 and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over DePaul extended the Pittsburgh winning streak to four games.
  • The Panthers have won every game this season (6-0) after recording 81 or more total points.
  • Pittsburgh has won 95 percent of the time this season (19-1) when opponents record 20 or fewer field goals made.
  • Pittsburgh has won 92 percent of the time this season (22-2) after holding an opponent to under 44.4 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Pittsburgh has won 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Tray Woodall has 18 points or more, 85 percent of the time (11-2) when Steven Adams has four field goals made or more, and 89 percent of the time (8-1) when Lamar Patterson has four assists or more.
  • The Panthers set season highs for field goal percentage (71.7), three-pointers (nine), and three-point percentage (64.3).
  • The last time Pittsburgh had a three-point percentage of 64.3 percent or higher was Mar 10, 2011 against Connecticut.
  • The Panthers have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past four games.
  • The top two scorers (J.J. Moore and Tray Woodall) accounted for 48.1 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Tray Woodall and Dante Taylor) accounted for 44.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • J.J. Moore has led the team in scoring in five out of 31 games this season.
  • Tray Woodall has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of J.J. Moore's career.

DePaul Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Blue Demons losing streak to six games.
  • Brandon Young accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Brandon Young has led the team in scoring 14 times in 31 games this season.
  • Cleveland Melvin has led the team in rebounding 18 times in 31 games this season.
  • This marks the 21st 20-point game of Brandon Young's career.
  • Brandon Young has 13 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Worrel Clahar.
  • Worrel Clahar set career highs with 19 points and seven field goals made.
  • Cleveland Melvin has five straight double-digit point games.
PITT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJ.J. Moore192101000
ATray Woodall291874104
B+Dante Taylor17651102
B+Steven Adams21840010
BTalib Zanna24543021
B-Lamar Patterson29844003
B-Cameron Wright24703222
B-Durand Johnson11611001
CJames Robinson19204102
-Trey Zeigler7010101
DEP PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ABrandon Young382223101
B+Worrel Clahar321922203
B-C. Melvin301221012
C+Jamee Crockett211001001
CDonnavan Kirk28021210
C-Edwind McGhee9010300
C-C. McKinney12300100
D+D. Robertson Jr.12010110
-Moses Morgan9011001
-D. McDonald6010102

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