Feb. 15, 2014
No. 25 Pitt at North Carolina • Chapel Hill, N.C. • February 15, 2014
North Carolina 75, No. 25 Pitt 71
•Pitt dropped to 20-6 on the year and 8-5 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
•Pitt’s six losses on the year are by a combined 31 points (5.3 points per loss). Three have come on last second plays.
•In six road games this year, Pitt dropped only its second contest (4-2). Pitt has now claimed five of its last seven road games and nine of its last 13.
•With the loss, Pitt’s Jamie Dixon dropped to 19-3 all-time vs. previous ACC schools.
•For only the third game this season, Pitt finished with more turnovers (14) then assists (10).
•Freshman Jamel Artis finished the game with career-highs for points (13) and rebounds (7). He also tied career-highs for field goals made (4) and free throws made and attempted (5-7). Artis has now reached double figure scoring in two games on the year.
•With his 10 points, James Robinson notched his eighth double figure scoring game of the season and 15th of his career.
•With his 16 points, Lamar Patterson registered double figure scoring in 24 of 26 games on the season. He has now led Pitt in scoring in 15 games on the year. Patterson now has 1,236 career points, which ranks No. 23 on Pitt’s all-time career scoring list. He has also started 92 consecutive games and has played in 138 in his career. He needs to play just six more games to become Pitt’s all-time recordholder for most games played in a career (143, Sam Young, 2005-09).
•Pitt and North Carolina met in basketball for the first time in 18 years. Pitt dropped to 1-8 all-time vs. North Carolina in a series which began on March 21, 1941. Pitt is now 0-4 at the Smith Center.
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