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Jan. 28, 2013

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Pitt at No. 12 Louisville, KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Ky., January 28, 2013
No. 12 Louisville 64, Pitt 61

*Pitt dropped a 64-61 loss at No. 12 Louisville at the KFC Yum! Center. Pitt drops to 17-5 overall and 5-4 in the Big East Conference. Louisville improves to 17-4 overall and 5-3 in the Big East. 

*The loss snapped a four-game win streak for Pitt and three-game road win streak. Pitt has now won four of its last six games.

*Pitt dropped to 3-2 on the road this year. It has now claimed 29 of its last 48 road games. Pitt owns one of the Big East’s top road records over the last 12 seasons (56-42). 

*Pitt’s win streak ends at four games. The streak ranks tied for the 12th longest Big East regular season win streak in school history.

*Pitt shot just 25 percent (3-12) from the free throw line. That marked a team season-low percentage. 

*Jamie Dixon dropped to 255-82 all-time at Pitt. Louisville is the only Big East program to have a winning record against Dixon (7-5).

*Jamie Dixon lost his 82nd game at Pitt. Of his 82 losses, 60 have come by fewer than 10 points and 30 have come by four points or less. 

*Pitt hit eight 3-pointers on the day. That number tied for the second most 3-pointers in a game this season for Pitt. Pitt converted nine 3-pointers vs. Duquesne on Dec. 5, 2012.

*Pitt finished with 19 offensive rebounds, which ranked as its third highest total of the season. Those 19 rebounds converted into 25 second chance points for the Panthers. 

*Pitt limited Louisville to 64 points. Pitt has now held 21 of its first 22 opponents to 70 points or less. Since Jamie Dixon has become head coach, Pitt has held 127 of its last 163 Big East regular season opponents to 70 points or less.

*Tray Woodall finished with 14 points and 4-9 from 3-point range. Woodall registered his 12th double figure scoring game of the season and his 38th of his career. He now has scored 965 career points and needs just 35 more to become just the ninth player in school history to score 1,000 points and and dish out 400 assists in a career. Woodall also hit four 3-pointers which ranks as his second-highest total of the year. 

*Lamar Patterson scored 10 points in the game, his 13th double figure scoring game of the season and 33rd of his career. He has now reached double figure scoring in four consecutive contests.

*Talib Zanna grabbed a season-high tying 10 rebounds in the game. He also had 10 rebounds vs. Delaware on Nov. 23, 2012. Zanna has now notched 10 or more rebounds in eight career games. 

*Pitt dropped its fourth consecutive game to Louisville and is now 5-8 all-time vs. the Cardinals. Pitt also fell to 0-3 vs. Louisville at the KFC Yum! Center. The Panthers have not won at Louisville since Jan. 15, 2006. Since UL joined the Big East in 2005-06, 11 of the 12 Pitt-Louisville matchups have been decided by 10 points or less.

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