Field Goal %
- SYR 36.7
- 48.0 PITT
Three Point %
- SYR 21.4
- 20.0 PITT
- SYR 14
- 21 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.
Butler's strong recruiting class got another boost on Saturday night when ESPN 100 small forward Christian David announced his commitment to head coach Chris Holtmann and the Bulldogs.
Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl joins SEC Nation to share his feedback on the Nation crew's tree rolling skills.
Minnesota center Reggie Lynch will miss about a month after having surgery on his left knee.