Boxscore
Pittsburgh 86, Fordham 51
Monday, November 12, 2012 6:00 PM
Location - Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Officials - John Cahill, Joe Lindsay, Bill McCarthy
Attendance - 3759

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Fordham 18 33 51
Pittsburgh 37 49 86

Recap


Pittsburgh 86, Fordham 51:
J.J. Moore poured in 20 points off the bench and Steven Adams added 13 on 5-of-5 shooting as the host Panthers cruised past the Rams in the NIT Season Tip-Off.

Tray Woodall collected 12 points and five assists for Pittsburgh (2-0), which followed up a school-record 70.8 percent shooting performance in its opener with a 53.1 percent night Monday. The Panthers will host Lehigh in the second round Tuesday.

Bryan Smith scored nine of his 11 points in the first half for Fordham (0-2), which will get its fill of Big East competition over the next six weeks. The Rams have trips to St. John’s and Connecticut remaining on the non-conference slate.

The Panthers scored the first seven points of the game and never trailed. Fordham would draw as close as 16-15 midway through the half before Pittsburgh turned it on, getting eight points from Moore during a 21-3 burst to close the half.

Moore scored eight more points during a 15-4 run in the second half that stretched the lead to 58-31 with 9:09 to play.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Pittsburgh improved to 93-3 against non-conference opponents at the Petersen Events Center. … Panthers F Lamar Patterson, who was the only player to shoot less than 50 percent in the opener, went 2-of-5 from the field and chipped in six assists. … The Rams shot 36.6 percent from the floor and turned the ball over 18 times.

Fordham Rams

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Chris Gaston 25:00 1-4 0-0 2-2 0 6 6 1 2 0 2 2 4
Branden Frazier 23:00 1-5 0-2 2-2 0 2 2 3 0 0 1 0 4
Bryan Smith 27:00 4-9 3-6 0-0 3 0 3 2 3 1 3 0 11
Travion Leonard 14:00 2-3 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 0 5 0 2 0 6
Jermaine Myers 30:00 1-5 1-2 0-0 0 2 2 2 1 1 4 0 3
Ryan Rhoomes 17:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 2
Ryan Canty 17:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 1 4 0 1 0 0
Mandell Thomas 18:00 0-3 0-1 7-8 0 2 2 1 2 1 2 0 7
Jeffrey Short 12:00 4-7 1-2 2-2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 11
Khalid Robinson 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jared Fay 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luka Zivkovic 12:00 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 3
TOTAL 200 15-41 6-15 15-16 4 16 20 11 19 3 18 5 51
  36.6% 40.0% 93.8% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 18

Pittsburgh Panthers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Steven Adams 19:00 5-5 0-0 3-4 5 0 5 0 2 2 0 1 13
James Robinson 26:00 3-4 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 3 2 0 0 0 6
Tray Woodall 26:00 5-12 2-6 0-1 0 2 2 5 0 2 0 0 12
Lamar Patterson 26:00 2-5 1-3 0-0 0 4 4 6 2 2 1 0 5
Talib Zanna 21:00 3-7 0-0 2-3 3 2 5 3 1 1 1 1 8
J.J. Moore 19:00 7-11 3-5 3-3 2 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 20
Trey Zeigler 18:00 3-6 0-1 1-2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 7
Dante Taylor 21:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 4 5 9 2 1 0 3 0 4
Cameron Wright 14:00 1-5 0-0 1-2 0 3 3 2 2 3 0 0 3
Durand Johnson 10:00 3-5 1-1 1-2 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 8
TOTAL 200 34-64 7-17 11-17 14 19 33 24 15 11 6 2 86
  53.1% 41.2% 64.7% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 6