Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament - Pittsburgh Defeats North Carolina 80-75 - Recap
Pittsburgh grabbed an 80-75 win over North Carolina on Friday, behind a 19-point effort from Talib Zanna at Greensboro Coliseum.
Pittsburgh was a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Pittsburgh got 19 points from James Robinson and another 12 points from Lamar Patterson. Talib Zanna contributed 3 assists, while Talib Zanna cleaned the glass with 21 rebounds.
North Carolina got 27 points from Marcus Paige in a losing cause and another 16 points from Brice Johnson. Nate Britt contributed 5 assists for them, while J.P. Tokoto had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Pittsburgh were victorious, as the score was 36-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Pittsburgh as they grabbed 43 boards, while North Carolina only had 35.