Field Goal %
- SYR 36.7
- 48.0 PITT
Three Point %
- SYR 21.4
- 20.0 PITT
- SYR 14
- 20 PITT
- SYR 27
- 41 PITT
- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15295
- Line: PITT -3.0
- 0th Half
Syracuse had 5 assists vs Pittsburgh, matching its fewest in a conference game in the last 15 seasons (had 5 at UConn on Feb. 5, 2007).
Battle of the Benches - Saturday
Syracuse Pittsburgh Minutes 36 76 Points 3 31 FG 1-2 11-19 Assists 2 8
Syracuse is 2-3 in games that start at noon or earlier this season and 16-0 in games that start at 1pm or later. In the last four regular seasons (not including the Big East Tournament or Men's Basketball Championship), the Orange are 7-6 in games that start before 1pm and have scored at least 80 points in those games just once. In games that start at 1pm or later they are 94-7 and have scored 80 points or more 46 times.
Syracuse's loss at Pittsburgh was the 3rd loss by a Top-10 team this week, with all 3 defeats occurring on the road:
Syracuse has lost back-to-back games for the first time since February 2011.
Bryant McIntosh scored 25 points, and defensive-minded Northwestern beat No. 7 Wisconsin 66-59 on Sunday, securing an important win for the school's bid to make its first-ever NCAA Tournament.
After Northwestern forward Vic Law misses a layup, center Dererk Pardon quickly grabs the board and throws down a monster two-handed jam.
Quadir Welton scored 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Saint Peter's to a 69-50 win over Manhattan on Sunday.