Boxscore
Pittsburgh 71, Delaware State 43
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Officials - Evon Burroughs, Bernard Clinton, John Gaffney
Attendance - 9522

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Delaware State 27 16 43
Pittsburgh 31 40 71

Recap


Pittsburgh 71, Delaware State 43:
 Talib Zanna scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds, both game highs, and the host Panthers outscored the Hornets 40-16 in the second half to extend their winning streak to seven games.

Junior forward J.J. Moore came off the bench and scored 15 points, and freshman center Steven Adams added 10 points to help Pittsburgh (11-1) improve to 9-0 at home. The Panthers are 4-0 in the series.

Delaware State (5-7) fell to 1-5 on the road. The Hornets were led by sophomore guard Tahj Tate, who scored 19 points and was the only Delaware State player in double figures.

Tate’s layup with 8:36 left in the first half gave Delaware State its only lead of the game, 15-14, but Zanna made two free throws with 8:21 left to give the Panthers a 16-15 lead. Pittsburgh led 31-27 at halftime and never again trailed.

Pittsburgh shot 61.2 percent (30-for-49) from the field compared to Delaware State’s 39.5-percent (17-for-43) shooting. The Panthers outrebounded the Hornets 33-10.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Pittsburgh is 24-0 against Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference teams. … The Panthers extended their home winning streak to 14 games and have won 121 of their last 125 home games against regular-season non-conference opponents. … Pittsburgh is 100-3 against non-conference opponents at Petersen Events Center, which opened in 2002.

Delaware State Hornets

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Marques Oliver 20:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 5 0 2 2 2
Casey Walker 38:00 3-9 2-6 0-0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 8
Kendall Gray 30:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 2 3 1 0 1 4
Tahj Tate 39:00 8-17 2-6 1-2 0 1 1 1 2 1 3 0 19
Albert Thomas 36:00 1-3 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 4 1 1 3 0 3
Tyshawn Bell 26:00 2-6 1-4 2-2 1 2 3 1 4 0 0 0 7
Miles Bowman, Jr. 5:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Jabari Joyner 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 17-43 5-16 4-6 2 8 10 9 17 3 8 3 43
  39.5% 31.2% 66.7% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 8

Pittsburgh Panthers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Tray Woodall 24:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 8 1 2 3 0 4
Lamar Patterson 28:00 4-8 1-2 0-0 3 1 4 3 1 0 0 0 9
Talib Zanna 32:00 9-13 0-0 2-5 4 5 9 0 0 0 0 1 20
Steven Adams 24:00 4-5 0-0 2-4 3 5 8 1 2 0 3 4 10
James Robinson 28:00 1-3 0-1 1-1 2 3 5 9 1 1 1 0 3
J.J. Moore 25:00 6-10 1-3 2-2 1 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 15
Trey Zeigler 17:00 3-5 0-0 2-3 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 2 8
Durand Johnson 8:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Cameron Wright 14:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 30-49 2-6 9-15 14 19 33 24 8 4 9 7 71
  61.2% 33.3% 60.0% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 9