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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
Final
WIN 3
CAR 1
 
7th
KAN 0
SFG 5
 
Final
MIA 90
HOU 85
 
Final
MIN 107
IND 89
Final
OKC 91
UTA 105
 
3rd
DEN 52
POR 70
 
2nd
LAL 22
PHO 29
 
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
LAC
 
3rd
LALAF 34
ARKST 23
 
Final
NJD 3
NYR 4
Final
BOS 5
SJS 3
Final
NYI 2
TOR 5
Final
MON 2
DET 1
2nd Intermission
NAS 3
ARI 3
 
Final
WIN 3
CAR 1
 
3rd
CHI 3
PHI 0
 
3rd
DAL 6
VAN 2
 
2nd
COL 3
FLA 2
 
2nd Intermission
CAL 0
TAM 0