Pennst 30 39 69
Pitt 28 50 78
Date of game: 12/3/2013

Recap: Pittsburgh vs. Penn State

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Lamar Patterson and Talib Zanna each scored 16 points to lead the Pittsburgh Panthers to a 78-69 triumph over the Penn State Nittany Lions at Petersen Events Center as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

Patterson added nine rebounds and five assists for the unbeaten Panthers (8-0), while Zanna registered 10 rebounds and four blocks. Cameron Wright and James Robinson were also solid with 12 and 10 points, respectively.

For Penn State (6-3), Tim Frazier scored 27 points on 10-of-17 from the field and 7-of-8 from the foul line, and he's now scored at least 25 points four times on the young season. D.J. Newbill added 18 points for the visitors.

Penn State shot a modest 42.3 percent from the floor in the opening stanza as it carried a 30-28 lead into intermission. Pitt made only 28 percent of its field goal tries prior to halftime, but it kept the game close by shooting 13- of-14 from the free-throw line.

After 13 ties and nine lead changes, the Panthers took the lead for good with 5:04 left on a pair of Robinson free throws, and they ended the game on a 20-10 run to pull away.

Pitt outscored Penn State at the charity stripe, 28-19, and held a 38-29 advantage on the glass.

Game Notes

Illinois State rallies into FCS title game

If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Lions clinch playoff spot

Landover, MD (Sports Network) - The Detroit Lions clinched a playoff spot on Saturday due to the Philadelphia Eagles' loss to the Washington Redskins.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.