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Panthers pound pair of Wildcat squads for Ft. Myers Tip-Off title

First-year guard Justin Champagnie (11) led Pitt’s offense with 21 points during the Panthers' 72-59 win over Northwestern.

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 28, 2019

The Panthers were seeing purple all week long when they travelled south to Ft. Myers, Florida for the Fort Myers Tip-Off Tournament this week. Pitt (6-2 overall, 1-0 ACC) sneaked past Kansas State (5-1 overall, 0-0 Big 12) for a 63-59 win on Monday before downing Northwestern (3-3 overall, 0-0 Big 10) in the Championship game on Wednesday.

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