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NCAA Game Summary - Pittsburgh at NC State



(Saturday, January 4th)

Final Score: Pittsburgh 74, NC State 62

Raleigh, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Lamar Patterson had 22 points and eight rebounds to help lift the Pittsburgh Panthers to a 74-62 win over the NC State Wolfpack in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams at PNC Arena.

Talib Zanna chipped in with 15 points and Michael Young scored a career-high 13 for the Panthers (13-1, 1-0 ACC) in their first true road game and first- ever league matchup as an ACC member.

T.J. Warren scored 23 points and Ralston Turner added 11 for the Wolfpack (10-4, 0-1).

Pitt dug itself an early 17-2 hole before rallying to cut the deficit to eight at the break.

The Panthers opened the second stanza with a 24-8 spurt, and they went on to shoot a healthy 63 percent from the floor over the final 20 minutes as they routinely got open looks in the paint.

NCST had won nine of 10 meetings in the all-time series entering today's contest, but the Wolfpack shot just 39.3 percent from the floor and were unable to overcome 16 turnovers.

01/04 14:58:52 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
7:05pm Tonight
CHR 3
DUR 0
 
Final
DET 4
CWS 7
Final
CHC 3
COL 1
Final
SDP 2
STL 6
13th
BAL 0
ANA 1
 
Final
WAS 4
PHI 10
Final
CLE 5
SEA 6
Final
MIA 1
CIN 3
Final
KAN 6
MIN 3
Final
HOU 5
TOR 6
 
6th
ARI 3
PIT 3
 
5th
LOS 2
ATL 0
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR 3
DUR 0