Pittsburgh Downs Notre Dame 85-81 - Match Report
Lamar Patterson scored 20 points leading Pittsburgh to an 85-81 victory over Notre Dame at Joyce Center on Saturday.
Pittsburgh was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3.5-point spread as a favorite.
Talib Zanna had 17 points for Pittsburgh and Cameron Wright chipped in with 15 points. Lamar Patterson had 7 assists for them, while Talib Zanna was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
Notre Dame got a 19-point performance from Pat Connaughton, who was supported by 17 points from Eric Atkins. Eric Atkins had 9 assists in a losing cause for Notre Dame, while Steve Vasturia grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Notre Dame were victorious, as the score was 39-35 at the break.
Pittsburgh won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-22.