Jan. 12, 2011
Pitt improves to 26-21 all-time against Seton Hall and stretched their win streak to four games over the New Jersey school. The Panthers have now won eight of the last nine meetings against the Pirates.
With tonight's game, Pitt concludes a string of four-straight road games and returns home to the Petersen Events Center on Saturday for the first time since Dec. 28.
Senior Shayla Scott reached double-digit status in the rebounding category for the fourth time this season and the 15th time in her career.
Scott added a team-best five assists to her stat total, leading the team in that category for the sixth time this season.
Senior Taneisha Harrison registered double figure scoring for the 14th time this season and in her eighth-straight game. She is averaging 19 points over the past four contests while shooting 50.9 percent from the field over the same span.
With her 19 points, Harrison moved into 13th place all-time on the Pitt all-time scoring list
Harrison also had three-pointers in the contest, lifting her into a tie for third place all-time in the Pitt record book in three-pointers made in a career (117).
Senior Jania Sims tallied double-figures for the 13th time this season in front of her hometown crowd by scoring 18 points. Sims went to high school six miles from the Seton Hall campus. Sims had seven rebounds, a season-high.
Sims had four assists in the contest and has posted four or more dimes in 12 games this season (of 15 played).
Freshman Leeza Burdgess logged 16 minutes, grabbing seven rebounds - the most for the Burdgess since the season-high 11 she snared at Valparaiso on Dec. 11.
The win was the first on a Wednesday this season for the Panthers (1-4).