Patterson, Pitt take down Seton Hall
Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Lamar Patterson had 12 points and 10 rebounds in No. 23 Pittsburgh's 56-46 win over Seton Hall.
Steven Adams added eight points and a career-high 15 boards for the Panthers (19-5, 7-4 Big East), who have won six of their last seven games.
Fuquan Edwin tallied half (23) of his team's points as the Pirates (13-10, 2-8), dropped their fourth in a row and eight of their last nine contests.
A pair of Kyle Smith free throws pulled Seton Hall within 42-41, but Pitt closed the tilt on a 14-5 run to seal the win.
Cameron Wright netted the first six points of the surge and two Tray Woodall free throws with 1:07 left gave the hosts their first double-digit advantage of the tilt at 54-43.
Earlier, the Panthers jumped out to a 10-3 start before the Pirates fought back to tie the contest at 24-24 heading into the break.
Neither team shot the ball well, Pitt finished at 34.8 percent (16-of-46), while Seton Hall was 33.3 percent (14-of-42) from the floor.
Nine of the 10 Panther players who played got into the scoring column ... Woodall netted 11 points ... No other Seton Hall player, other than Edwin, scored more than six points.
02/04 23:53:31 ET