9:00 PM ET, March 2, 2011
USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida
Pitt tops South Florida to clinch at least a share of Big East title
TAMPA, Fla. -- While Pittsburgh (No. 5 ESPN/USA Today, No. T-4 AP) has work to do to accomplish all of its goals, winning the Big East regular-season championship is an impressive start.Nasir Robinson scored 18 points and Ashton Gibbs added 16 Wednesday night as the Panthers overcame a slow start to clinch at least a share of the league title with a 66-50 victory over struggling South Florida.
• Jamie Dixon set the Division I record for most wins in a coach's first eight seasons by reaching win number 214.
• Pitt trailed by three at the half but outscored the Bulls by 19 points in the second half.
• South Florida has lost seven of its past eight games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-51 (.490)||19-52 (.365)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-9 (.556)||1-9 (.111)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-16 (.688)||11-17 (.647)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|