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NCAA Game Summary - Wake Forest at Pittsburgh



(Saturday, January 11th)

Final Score: Pittsburgh 80, Wake Forest 65

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Lamar Patterson led all scorers with 27 points, and the Pittsburgh Panthers upended the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, 80-65, in Atlantic Coast Conference play at the Petersen Events Center.

Talib Zanna recorded a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds to go along with four blocks. Durand Johnson added 11 points off the bench to help the Panthers (15-1, 3-0 ACC) to their fifth consecutive victory and 13th straight at home.

Devin Thomas led the way with 17 points and nine boards for the Demon Deacons (11-5, 1-2), who have dropped three of their last four games after a 10-2 start. Codi Miller-McIntyre and Coron Williams scored 10 apiece in the loss.

Pitt jumped out to an 8-1 lead, and later closed the first half on a 12-4 run to turn a six-point lead into a 40-26 cushion at the break.

The Panthers maintained a double-digit margin throughout the second half despite Wake Forest shooting a healthy 54.2 percent from the floor over the final 20 minutes. Pitt led by as many as 22 in the final minutes before eventually closing out the victory in the first-ever meeting between these two teams.

Pitt held a key 38-28 rebounding advantage to stay unbeaten during league play in its first season as an ACC member.

01/11 14:59:37 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
2nd
EDM 0
CAR 0
 
7th
SFG 2
KAN 3
 
Final
ORL 92
DAL 117
Final
TOR 83
NYK 80
Final
MEM 98
MIA 104
 
Final
CHI 112
MIN 113
 
Final
HOU 96
SAN 87
3rd
UTA 72
PHO 69
 
2nd
LAL 32
SAC 27
 
1st
GSW 2
DEN 2
 
1st
LAC 0
POR 0
 
Final
CIN 34
SFLA 17
 
Final
SALABAMA 27
TROY 13
 
2nd
BSU 40
BYU 16
 
1st
CAL 14
OREG 14
 
Final
NJD 2
DAL 3
Final
WIN 2
TAM 4
2nd Intermission
COL 3
VAN 2
 
2nd
EDM 0
CAR 0
 
1st Intermission
ANA 2
CLB 1