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John Johnson (AP Photo)

John Johnson (AP Photo)

Jan. 11, 2012

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Eli Carter scored 14 points, Dane Miller added 11 points and 12 rebounds to lead Rutgers over Pittsburgh 62-39.

The Scarlet Knights (10-7, 2-2 Big East) held the Panthers to 21 percent shooting (12 of 57).

Rutgers, coming off a 67-60 upset of defending national champion UConn last week, backed it up with an even more impressive win over the defending conference champions.

Pittsburgh (11-6, 0-4) never led over the game's final 30 minutes.

Ashton Gibbs finished with eight points on 2-of-11 shooting. He missed all seven of his 3-point attempts and turned it over three times, all of them coming in the opening minutes.

The Scarlet Knights outrebounded the Panthers 51-35, outscored them in the paint 23-14 and blocked six shots while forcing 15 turnovers.

JJ Moore led Pitt with 10 points and Nasir Robinson had seven points and nine boards.

Panthers Fall to Rutgers in Conference Play

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