Pittsburgh Downs Duquesne 84-67 - Match Report
Pittsburgh grabbed an 84-67 win over Duquesne on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Cameron Wright at Consol Energy Center.
Pittsburgh won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 20-point spread.
Pittsburgh got 18 points from Lamar Patterson and another 13 points from Talib Zanna. James Robinson contributed 9 assists, while Lamar Patterson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Duquesne got a 17-point performance from Ovie Soko, who was supported by 13 points from Jeremiah Jones. Ovie Soko had 3 assists in a losing cause for Duquesne, while Jeremiah Jones grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Pittsburgh were victorious, as the score was 39-35 at the break.
Pittsburgh had a 45-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.