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Jan. 28, 2012

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No. 9 Georgetown at Pitt, Petersen Events Center, January 28, 2012

Pitt 72, No. 9 Georgetown 60

*With the win, the Panthers improved to 158-17 in the Petersen Events Center and 67-14 against Big East opponents in the venue. Pitt has won 64 of its last 71 home games and 29 of its last 34 Big East Conference home games.

*Pitt improved to 12-0 all-time against top-10 ranked opponents in the Petersen Events Center and is now 16-6 against top-25 ranked teams in the venue.

*Pitt won its second straight game and 13th game on the year. Pitt is now 1-3 vs. nationally ranked teams on the year.

*Pitt shot 52.1 percent from field goal range. Pitt has now shot over 50 percent from the field seven times this season. Over the last two games, Pitt has shot 50.4 percent (57-113) combining games vs. Providence and Georgetown.

*Nasir Robinson’s 23 points marked his fourth career 20-point scoring game. He was a perfect 9-for-9 on field goals and was 5-6 from the free throw line. Robinson was challenging the school field goal percentage record held by Brian Shorter (11-11) vs. Providence on Feb. 11, 1990. It marked his 35th double figure scoring game of his career and his 14th this season.

*Lamar Patterson scored a career-high 18 points. It also marked his 12th career double figure game and his 10th this season. His previous career-high was 16 against both South Carolina State (Dec. 17, 2011) and vs. Long Beach State (Nov. 16, 2011). He also tied a career-high with seven assists that registered on Dec. 10, 2011 against Oklahoma State and Jan. 21, 2012 against Louisville.

*Talib Zanna’s eight points to go along with 10 rebounds marked his fourth double figure rebounding game of the season.

*Ashton Gibbs’ 13 points marked his 80th career double figure scoring game. Gibbs has now scored in double figures in 20 of the team’s 22 games this season.

*Tray Woodall’s 10 assists mark the fifth time this season that he has recorded at least 10 assists. He has surpassed the double figure assist mark for the fifth time in his career.

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