Wichita State vs. Pittsburgh: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Wichita State vs. Pittsburgh: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Wichita State 73
(27-8, 7-5 away)
(20) Pittsburgh 55
(24-9, 16-3 home)
Venue: EnergySolutions Arena
1:40PM ET / 10:40AM PT, March 21, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Wichita State 26 47 73
Pittsburgh 21 34 55
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Wichita State M Armstead 22 C Early 7 M Armstead 5
Pittsburgh S Adams 13 S Adams 11 J Robinson 3

No. 8-seeded Pittsburgh was punished by No. 9-seeded Wichita State 73-55 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, Mar. 21. Steven Adams picked up a double-double in the Panthers loss with a team-high 13 points and 11 rebounds. Talib Zanna scored four points and added seven rebounds. For the Shockers, Malcolm Armstead got a game-high 22 points and five assists. Pittsburgh closes out the season with a 24-9 record. The Panthers got to the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team after falling to Syracuse 62-59 in the Big East Tournament. In the regular season, they finished fourth in the Big East with a 12-6 record in conference play.

Pittsburgh Game Notes

  • The last time Pittsburgh started the season 24-9 was 2007.
  • The Panthers have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after having a three-point percentage of 5.9 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition records 73 or more total points this season, Pittsburgh has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • Pittsburgh set a season low for assists (eight).
  • The Panthers have turned the ball over more than their opponents in the past five games.
  • Pittsburgh has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Steven Adams accounted for 34.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Steven Adams has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 33 games this season.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Tray Woodall.
  • Steven Adams recorded the fifth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Steven Adams recorded a double-double. It was the second of his career.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Lamar Patterson.

Wichita State Game Notes

  • Malcolm Armstead accounted for 30.1 percent of the team's points.
  • Malcolm Armstead has led the team in scoring five times in 35 games this season.
  • Cleanthony Early has led the team in rebounding eight times in 35 games this season.
  • Tekele Cotton set a career high with five steals.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Cleanthony Early's career.
  • This marks the eighth 20-point game of Malcolm Armstead's career.
  • Malcolm Armstead has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Carl Hall has five straight double-digit point games.
WSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+M. Armstead282235101
AC. Early282170111
ATekele Cotton33632500
BCarl Hall241160002
C+Ron Baker29623102
CFred Van Vleet14131000
C-D. Williams14310101
C-Ehimen Orukpe15140002
-Chadrack Lufile6200101
-Jake White6000001
-Nick Wiggins3010000
PITT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ASteven Adams2713111121
C+Cameron Wright14610100
C+Talib Zanna20470001
CLamar Patterson21902103
CJames Robinson30713102
CDante Taylor13501011
CJ.J. Moore20600100
C-Durand Johnson19310010
DTray Woodall30251005
-Trey Zeigler6020012

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