Big East Tournament Live Blog: Day 2 – Georgetown v. Pitt

By Greg Trietley

It’s deja vu for the Pitt men’s basketball team today, as the Panthers tip-off at 2 p.m. against an opponent they beat in the regular season. The bracket hands them No. 5 seed Georgetown today, which the Panthers beat in January, 72-60, at the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt will have to prove that its best win this season wasn’t a fluke. Here’s how the two schools match up:

Overall record

Pitt: 17-15

Georgetown: 22-7

Conference record

Pitt: 5-13

Georgetown: 12-6

Points per game (conference rank)

Pitt: 69.2 (t-8th)

Georgetown: 69.2 (t-8th)

Points allowed per game

Pitt: 66.2 (12th)

Georgetown: 59.0 (2nd)

Rebounding margin

Pitt: +7.5 (1st)

Georgetown: +5.6 (3rd)

Leading scorer

Pitt: senior guard Ashton Gibbs, 15.6 ppg

Georgetown: senior guard Jason Clark, 14.3 ppg

Top playmaker

Pitt: junior guard Tray Woodall, 6.0 apg

Georgetown: senior center Henry Sims, 3.4 apg

Top rebounder

Pitt: senior forward Nasir Robinson, 6.7 rpg

Georgetown: freshman forward Otto Porter, 6.8 rpg

Best win

Pitt: v. Georgetown, 72-60, on Jan. 28

Georgetown: v. Marquette, 73-70, on Jan. 4

Worst loss

Pitt: at DePaul, 84-81, on Jan. 5

Georgetown: at Pittsburgh, 72-60, on Jan. 28