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Notes/Quotes from Pitt: “You can’t spot a good Pittsburgh team 13 points.”

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I hate using this expression, but Saturday was indeed a tale of two halves. “You can’t spot a good Pittsburgh team 13 points,” said UConn coach Kevin Ollie. “In the second half, guys came out and responded the right way and got in the game. We had the score tied twice, but we couldn’t get […] [Read More]
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Pitt 69, UConn 61

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Pittsburgh forward Dante Taylor hit a short jumper in the final minute to extend Pitt’s lead to six and, in turn, help the Panthers stave off UConn’s rally. Behind balanced offense and physical interior play, Pitt held on, 69-61, dropping the Huskies to 12-5 overall and 2-3 in the Big East. STAR OF THE GAME: […] [Read More]
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Halftime: Pitt 35, UConn 22

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A Lamar Patterson 3-pointer and a Dante Taylor put-back helped Pitt close out the first half on a 5-0 run to open up a 35-22 lead Saturday. UConn’s Shabazz Napier, clearly not 100 percent (shoulder), scored five points on four shot attempts. As a team, the Huskies were 7-for-24 from the field. Pittsburgh, which switched […] [Read More]
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Gameday: UConn at Pitt

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Shabazz Napier participated in warmups and appears ready to play this afternoon at Pitt. Napier (left shoulder contusion) seems to be shooting fine. We’ll see how the injury effects him when he penetrates and absorbs contact. WHEN: Saturday, noon WHERE: Petersen Events Center (Pittsburgh) RECORDS: UConn 12-4, 2-2 Big East; Pittsburgh 14-4, 2-3 ON THE […] [Read More]
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