Nov. 22, 2011
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POST GAME NOTES
La Salle at No. 17 Pitt, Petersen Events Center, November 22, 2011
*With the win, Pitt has now won 108 of its last 110 regular season home games against non-conference opponents and is 152-13 (.921) all-time in the Petersen Events Center. Pitt improved to 87-2 against non-conference opponents at the Petersen Events Center.
*Head coach Jamie Dixon is now 41-11 in games following a loss.
*Pitt won its 15th in the last 17 contests against Atlantic-10 Conference opponents. It improved to 2-0 all-time vs. LaSalle.
*The Panthers held LaSalle to 25 percent shooting from 3-point range (4-for-16) while the Panthers shot 58.3% (7-12).
*Pitt finished with nine blocks in the game. The last time Pitt finished with nine or more blocks was on Dec. 1, 2010 when it registered 11 vs. Duquesne at the Consol Energy Center. Khem Birch and Tray Woodall each contributed three blocks apiece.
*Pitt finished the evening with 21 turnovers. The last time Pitt had 20 or more turnovers was on Jan. 4, 2011 against Providence (23).
*The Panthers outrebounded LaSalle 42-24.
*With 12 points and 10 assists, Tray Woodall recorded his third double-double of the season and fourth of his career. He also finished with a career-high three blocked shots in a career-high tying 36 minutes. It was his 15th career double digit scoring game and he has surpassed 10-plus assists in three of four games this year.
*Nasir Robinson led the Panthers with 17 points (8-10 FG) and six assists. Robinson reached double figures for the third straight game and 24th time in his career. With his 8-10 shooting night, Robinson is now shooting 72.5 percent (29-40) on the year.
*Ashton Gibbs scored 14 points, his fourth consecutive double figure scoring contest on the year. Gibbs has now reached double figure scoring in 10 consecutive games. He hit just one 3-pointer but extended his streak of hitting at least one 3-pointer for the 36th consecutive game.
*With 11 points, Dante Taylor reached double figure scoring for the first time this year and for the eighth time in his career. The last time Taylor reached double figure scoring was on Dec. 8, 2010 vs. Delaware State (14 points).
*Sophomore forward J.J. Moore converted a career-high three 3-pointers while scoring nine points off the bench. He tied his career-high in minutes played with 19.
*Freshman forward Khem Birch set career-highs with four points, six rebounds, three blocks and a steal in 13 minutes of action.