Pittsburgh Downs Penn State 78-69 - Match Report
Lamar Patterson scored 16 points leading Pittsburgh to a 78-69 victory over Penn State at Petersen Events Center on Tuesday.
Pittsburgh did not, however, defeat Penn State against the spread, which closed at 13.5 at most sportsbooks.
Pittsburgh got 16 points from Talib Zanna and another 12 points from Cameron Wright. Lamar Patterson contributed 5 assists, while Talib Zanna cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Penn State got 27 points from Tim Frazier in a losing cause and another 18 points from D.J. Newbill. Ross Travis contributed 3 assists for them, while Ross Travis had 6 rebounds.
Pittsburgh trailed at halftime, 30-28.
Pittsburgh won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-29.