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No. 5 PITT 83, PROVIDENCE 79 January 4, 2011 „ Dunkin Donuts Center „ Providence, R.I.

Pitt used a 9-0 run to overcome a four-point deficit (76-72) with 1:31 left in winning on the road at Providence...A Gary McGhee layup cut the deficit down to two points, then following a PC turnover, Travon Woodall hit a goahead 3-pointer and converted 4-4 free throws to give Pitt the win...Pitt made its final nine free throws to close down the game...Pitt led for the majority of the game and by as many as 10 points (63-53) on a Lamar Patterson 3-pointer with 7:50 to go, but PC stormed back using a flurry of 3-pointers and Pitt turnovers to take a 72-71 lead with 2:25 left...A Marshon Brooks 3-pointer gave PC its four-point lead (76-72) with 1:31 to go...Gilbert Brown scored 17 of his team-high 19 points and hit a career-high five 3-pointers in the first half...Pitt hit 8-14 3-pointers in the first half...Pitt committed a team season-high 23 turnovers...Pitt defeated Providence for the 10th time in the last 11 meetings...Pitt won its 14th road game in its last 20 contests. PITT 83 (14-1, 2-0 Big East) tot-fg Player y fgg fga g BROWN, Gilbert-f 7 8 ROBINSON, Nasir-f 4 6 McGHEE, Gary-c 5 8 GIBBS, Ashton-g 3 8 WANAMAKER, Brad-g 3 8 WOODALL, Travon 1 5 TAYLOR, Dante 2 3 PATTERSON, Lamar 2 2 ZANNA, Talib 0 2 MOORE, J.J. 0 1 TEAM Totals.............. 27 51

fgg 5 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0

3-pt fga g 6 1 0 7 1 2 0 1 0 1

ft 0 3 3 0 4 6 3 0 0 0

fta 1 5 4 0 6 6 3 0 0 0

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rebounds of de tot 1 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 9 1 1 2 1 4 5 0 2 2 0 3 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 10 25 35

ppf 4 4 1 2 5 4 2 0 0 0

tpp 19 11 13 9 10 9 7 5 0 0

a 2 1 0 4 5 2 1 3 0 0

to blk 3 0 1 0 2 2 4 0 4 0 4 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 22 83 18 23 3

s 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0

min 23 29 26 36 26 20 14 18 5 3

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Percentages: FG%: 52.9%; 3FG%: 52.6%; FT%: 76.0%. PROVIDENCE 79 (11-5, 0-3 Big East) tot-fg 3-pt Player y fgg fga g fgg fga g BROOKS, Marshon-f 10 21 3 9 6 BATTS, Kadeem-f 2 0 0 DIXON, Bilal-c 2 4 0 0 COLEMAN, Gerard-g 5 10 1 4 COUNCIL, Vincent-g 6 15 0 2 MONDY, Duke 4 8 4 8 EVANS, Dre 0 1 0 1 COTTON, Bryce 0 0 0 0 HALL, Ray 0 0 0 0 TEAM Totals.............. 29 65 8 24

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ft 5 5 1 0 1 0 1 0 0

fta 5 6 2 0 4 0 2 0 0

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rebounds of de tot 2 4 6 5 1 6 2 3 5 0 1 1 2 3 5 1 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 15 16 31

ppf 3 5 4 4 4 0 0 1 0

tpp a 28 2 9 0 5 0 11 1 13 10 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 0

to blk 5 0 0 0 2 1 3 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

21 79 15 15

s 2 1 0 1 6 4 0 0 0

min 40 23 22 36 40 33 1 3 2

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No. 5 PITT 89, MARQUETTE 81 January 8, 2011 „ Petersen Events Center „ Pittsburgh, Pa.

With the score tied at 26-26, Pitt used a 22-6 run that lasted six minutes and put the Panthers ahead by 16 points (48-32) late in the first half...Pitt hit 66.7 percent (8-12) of its first half 3-point attempts, while Ashton Gibbs finished the first half with 12 points on 4-5 3-point shooting...Marquette cut the deficit down to as few as eight points several times in the second half, but could get no closer...Pitt surpassed team season gamehighs for field goal percentage (60.0) and 3-point percentage (55.6)...Marquette’s two turnovers were the fewest for an opponent in the Jamie Dixon Era...Pitt won its 18th consecutive home game and 49th in its last 50 at the Petersen Events Center...Pitt defeated Marquette for the fourth straight game and fifth time in the series’ last six contests. MARQUETTE 81 (11-5, 2-1 Big East) tot-fg Player y fgg fga g CROWDER, Jae-f 4 12 BUTLER, Jimmy-f 4 13 OTULE, Chris-c 1 1 JOHNSON-ODOM, D-g 8 18 BUYCKS, Dwight-g 6 9 BLUE, Vander 1 5 CADOUGAN, Junior 0 0 FULCE, Joseph 3 6 JONES, Jamail 0 0 GARDNER, Davante 0 1 TEAM Totals.............. 27 65

3-pt fgg fga g 2 6 0 1 0 0 1 6 3 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 7

20

ft 0 9 2 3 4 2 0 0 0 0

fta 2 10 2 5 5 3 0 0 0 0

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rebounds of de tot 4 3 7 5 2 7 0 0 0 2 1 3 3 1 4 1 2 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 16 13 29

ppf 4 1 3 5 1 4 1 4 0 0

tpp 10 17 4 20 19 4 0 7 0 0

a 1 1 0 5 3 1 3 2 0 0

to blk 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

s 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

min 28 39 13 35 32 21 10 13 1 8

23 81 16

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ppf 2 4 1 1 2 5 3 1 3 0

to blk 1 1 1 0 0 3 3 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

s 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Percentages: FG%: 41.5%; 3FG%: 35.0%; FT%: 74.1%. PITT 89 (15-1, 3-0 Big East) tot-fg Player y fgg fga g BROWN, Gilbert-f 3 6 ROBINSON, Nasir-f 4 6 McGHEE, Gary-c 5 5 GIBBS, Ashton-g 6 11 WANAMAKER, Brad-g 4 6 WOODALL, Travon 3 8 TAYLOR, Dante 2 2 PATTERSON, Lamar 2 5 ZANNA, Talib 1 1 RICHARDSON, J.J. 0 0 TEAM Totals.............. 30 50

3-pt fgg fga g 2 3 0 0 0 0 5 8 1 2 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 10

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ft 6 1 2 2 6 1 1 0 0 0

fta 6 2 3 2 9 3 2 0 0 0

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rebounds of de tot 2 5 7 0 0 0 1 5 6 1 1 2 0 5 5 0 3 3 1 4 5 2 3 5 2 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 11 27 38

tpp 14 9 12 19 15 8 5 5 2 0

a 4 3 1 5 6 3 0 2 0 0

22 89 24 10

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Percentages: FG%: 44.6%; 3FG%: 33.3%; FT%: 68.4%.

Percentages: FG%: 60.0%; 3FG%: 55.6%; FT%: 70.4%.

Officials: Tony Greene, Gene Steratore, Ray Perone; Technical fouls: None; Attendance: 9181. Score byy Periods 1st 2nd Total T Pitt 38 45 83 Providence 31 48 79

Officials: Tim Higgins (R), Michael Stephens, Tim Clougherty; Technical fouls: None; Attendance: 11438. Score byy Periods 1st 2nd Total T Marquette 37 44 81 Pitt 48 41 89

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No. 5 PITT 72, No. 22 GEORGETOWN 57 January 12, 2011 „ Verizon Center „ Washington, D.C.

No. 5 PITT 74, SETON HALL 53 January 15, 2011 „ Petersen Events Center „ Pittsburgh, Pa.

Pitt outscored Georgetown 15-2 over an early five-minute span in building a commanding 24-9 lead with 8:44 left before halftime...Three consecutive Ashton Gibbs 3-pointers and a Gary McGhee dunk keyed Pitt’s rally...Pitt shot 58.3 percent (14-24) from the floor and 62.5 percent (5-8) from 3-point range in the first half...Pitt’s 17-point halftime lead (41-24) represented a school record for largest halftime lead in a Big East road game...Pitt led by as many as 18 points in the first half and extended its lead to as many as 22 points with 14:03 left in the game...Georgetown used a 7-0 run to cut Pitt’s lead down to 11 points (60-49) with 5:22 to go, but a Gibbs 3-pointer ended the comeback...Pitt began a Big East regular season with a 4-0 start for the third straight year and seventh time in school history...Pitt improved to 7-4 all-time vs. the Hoyas in the Verizon Center...Pitt won its sixth straight game and seventh consecutive Big East regular season game...Ashton Gibbs scored 20 or more points for the seventh time on the year and 18th time in his career.

Pitt scored eight unanswered points in a 23-7 spurt that put the Panthers ahead 29-14...Gary McGhee scored six of his 10 first half points in the spurt...Pitt limited Seton Hall to 32.0 percent (8-25) shooting in the first half...Pitt led by as many as 25 points in the second half...Pitt outrebounded the Pirates 51-27 and finished with 23 offensive rebounds...Pitt matched its best start in Big East play with a 5-0 record...Gary McGhee notched his eighth career and fifth season double-double...Seton Hall’s 11 team blocks and Herb Pope’s six blocks set Petersen Events Center opponent records...Seton Hall head coach, Pitt graduate and former Panthers player Kevin Willard made his head coaching debut in Pittsburgh...He became the first Pitt graduate to coach against Pitt since Sean Miller in 2009.

PITT 72 (16-1, 4-0 Big East) tot-fg 3-pt Player y fgg fga g fgg fga g BROWN, Gilbert-f 2 9 0 3 ROBINSON, Nasir-f 4 6 0 0 McGHEE, Gary-c 3 5 0 0 GIBBS, Ashton-g 6 14 5 10 WANAMAKER, Brad-g 5 10 1 1 WOODALL, Travon 1 3 0 2 TAYLOR, Dante 1 1 0 0 PATTERSON, Lamar 0 1 0 0 ZANNA, Talib 0 0 0 0 RICHARDSON, J.J. 0 0 0 0 TEAM Totals.............. 22 49 6 16 Percentages: FG%: 44.9%; 3FG%: 37.5%; FT%:

Player y POPE, Herb-f ROBINSON, Jeff-f LAWRENCE, Keon-g THEODORE, Jordan-g HAZELL, Jeremy-g OKOLOJI, Anali POLYNICE, Eniel EDWIN, Fuquan GERAMIPOOR, Aaron TEAM Totals..............

GEORGETOWN 57 (12-5, 1-4 Big East) tot-fg 3-pt Player y fgg fga g fgg fga g THOMPSON, Hollis-f 1 7 0 5 CLARK, Jason-f 1 4 1 4 VAUGHN, Julian-c 5 9 0 0 FREEMAN, Austin-g 5 13 2 5 WRIGHT, Chris-g 3 6 1 2 STARKS, Markel 0 4 0 2 0 SANFORD, Vee 0 0 0 SIMS, Henry 2 3 0 0 BENIMON, Jerrelle 1 1 0 0 LUBICK, Nate 1 3 1 2 TEAM Totals.............. 19 50 5 20

ft 8 0 2 5 3 3 1 0 0 0

fta 9 0 5 6 4 4 2 0 1 0

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ppf tpp 1 12 2 8 3 8 0 22 3 14 3 5 4 3 0 0 2 0 3 0

a 3 1 0 2 4 5 0 0 0 0

21 72 15

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s 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0

min 31 31 25 34 33 20 11 4 7 4

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ppf tpp 3 2 3 5 3 13 2 12 3 14 3 0 2 0 4 6 1 2 2 3

a 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0

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3-pt fgg fga g 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

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ppf tpp 2 15 2 10 1 2 1 11 0 9 0 2 1 0 3 4 1 0

a 2 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 0

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s 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0

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s 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

min 26 24 21 29 27 22 16 1 1 10 13 7 3

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Percentages: FG%: 41.2%; 3FG%: 21.4%; FT%: 57.1%. PITT 74 (17-1, 5-0 Big East) tot-fg Player y fgg fga g BROWN, Gilbert-f 2 5 ROBINSON, Nasir-f 4 11 McGHEE, Gary-c 6 12 GIBBS, Ashton-g 3 13 WANAMAKER, Brad-g 4 9 WOODALL, Travon 3 4 TAYLOR, Dante 3 5 RIVERS, Nick 0 1 NWANKWO, Aron 0 0 PATTERSON, Lamar 0 1 ZANNA, Talib 3 7 MOORE, J.J. 2 2 RICHARDSON, J.J. 0 2 TEAM Totals.............. 30 72

3-pt fgg fga g 1 4 0 1 0 0 2 9 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 1

ft 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0

fta 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 6 2 0

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rebounds of de tot 2 2 4 4 0 4 6 4 10 0 4 4 4 3 7 0 4 4 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 1 1 2 0 1 1 4 2 6 23 28 51

a 2 2 0 1 7 3 2 0 0 2 1 0 0

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Percentages: FG%: 38.0%; 3FG%: 25.0%; FT%: 56.0%.

Percentages: FG%: 41.7%; 3FG%: 35.0%; FT%: 53.8%.

Officials: Ed Corbett, Pat Driscoll, Wally Rutecki; Technical fouls: None; Attendance: 15712.

Officials: Joe Lindsay (R), Clarence Armstrong, Jeff Anderson; Technical fouls: None; Attendance: 9236.

Score byy Periods Pitt Georgetown

Score byy Periods Seton Hall Pitt

1st 2nd Total T 41 31 72 24 33 57

1st 2nd Total T 18 35 53 33 41 74

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