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Pitt channels inner Rocky, beats Monmouth 63-50

Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson (1) scored 15 points during Pitt’s 63-50 victory over Monmouth.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 19, 2019

Pitt men’s basketball got back in the win column on Monday night thanks to a second-half surge from Xavier Johnson and Jeff Capel’s love of ’80s movies.

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63-50