Dec. 10, 2011
Pitt vs. Valparaiso
Dec. 10, 2011
The Panthers move to 3-0 all-time against the Crusaders, 2-0 at the Petersen Events Center.
Sophomore Marquel Davis had 17 points, leading the team in scoring in a single game for the fourth time this season. The double digit contest was her fourth of the season.
Davis tied a career-high (for the sixth time) with three assists. She also had three steals, co-leading the team in that category in the game.
Sophomore Kyra Dunn registered her second career double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. The forward now has four games with double-digit rebound totals this season.
Dunn had three blocks, keeping her season average at 2.6 per game. She continues to pace the Big East in that category. Dunn has three or more blocks in five games this season.
Redshirt sophomore Ashlee Anderson finished with nine points and six rebounds. The second-year player has started the past five games. She has brought her season rebound average up to 5.2 per game – double what it was a season ago (2.5).
Redshirt sophomore Leeza Burdgess had eight points and freshman Brianna Kiesel added seven points.
The Panthers’ bench snared 27 points -17 of those from Davis.
As a team, Pitt matched a season-high with nine steals. The have previous recorded nine steals on two other occasions this season (at High Point and vs. Loyola).
The 50 percent shooting mark (2-of-4) from three-point mark was the highest from behind the arc on the season. The four attempts were also the fewest for the Panthers through 10 games.
Valparaiso was limited to just 35 rebounds, the fewest this season for a Pitt opponent.
With the win, Pitt moves to .500 on the season with a 5-5 record just prior to the exam period.
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