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Connecticut Falls 69-61 to Pittsburgh - Recap

Lamar Patterson scored 14 points leading Pittsburgh to a 69-61 victory over Connecticut at Petersen Events Center on Saturday.

Pittsburgh did not, however, defeat Connecticut against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks.

Pittsburgh got 13 points from Tray Woodall and another 12 points from James Robinson. Tray Woodall contributed 6 assists, while Steven Adams cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Connecticut got 20 points from Ryan Boatright in a losing cause and another 14 points from Omar Calhoun. Ryan Boatright contributed 6 assists for them, while Tyler Olander had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Pittsburgh were victorious, as the score was 35-22 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Pittsburgh as they grabbed 38 boards, while Connecticut only had 27.