Scores

Final

Mount St Mary's 47

(4-7, 0-1 NEC)

(20) Pittsburgh 57

(11-2, 8-1 home)

    1:00 PM ET, December 31, 2009

    1 2 T
    MSM 12 3547
    #20PITT 28 2957

    Top Performers

    Mount St. Mary's: C. Cooke 24 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

    Pittsburgh: S. Scott 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Scott scores career-high 18 as Pitt rides fast start to victory

    Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH -- Shayla Scott scored a career-high 18 points and Pittsburgh (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 20 AP) got out to a 20-3 lead before holding off a late charge for a 57-47 win over Mount St. Mary's on Thursday.

    The Panthers (11-2) won their final nonconference game before their Big East opener Saturday. They had lost two of their previous four.

    Pitt scored the game's first 13 points before the Mountaineers (4-7) scored 6:43 into the game. The Panthers led 28-12 at halftime.

    Freshman Cassie Cooke had 24 points in her second game for Mount St. Mary's, which has lost four of five. The Mountaineers shot 24.6 percent from the field, including going 3 for 24 in the first half.

    The Mountaineers had a 20-8 run during the second half, but got no closer than eight points.

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MSM
    PITT
    Points 47 57
    FG Made-Attempted 15-61 (.246) 19-56 (.339)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-29 (.241) 5-13 (.385)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 14-26 (.538)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

    Game Leaders

     
    MSM
    PITT
    PointsC. Cooke 24S. Scott 18
    ReboundsC. Cooke 8S. Nwude 11
    AssistsL. Westbrooks 2T. Harrison 4
    StealsS. Henerson 2S. Scott 2
    BlocksM. Dunn 3K. Popovec 5

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Dec 31, 2009 @PITT 57, MSM 47Recap | Box Score