Men's Basketball Loses at Pittsburgh, 89-79
Feb. 8, 1998Game Statistics
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Sophomore Jarrett Lockhart scored 10 of his career-high 25 points in the first 2:36 as Pittsburgh broke a six-game losing streak with an 89-79 Big East win over Boston College on Sunday afternoon.
The Panthers (8-11, 3-8) won for just the third time in 12 games since posting a three-game winning streak from Dec. 18-27.
Isaac Hawkins scored 19 points and had 11 rebounds for Pittsburgh. Vonteego Cummings scored 17 points and Attila Cosby had 14.
Lockhart had 21 points in the first half as he started the game 7-for-7 in field goal attempts with five 3-pointers. His first miss came on a layup but Ricardo Greer followed with a dunk. Lockhart scored the Panthers' first 10 points as Pittsburgh built a 23-point halftime lead at 49-26.
The Eagles (12-12, 4-9) went on 30-10 run in just over nine minutes of the second half to trim Pittsburgh's lead to 10 points at 68-59 with 7:26 left in the half. The Panthers responded by scoring six consecutive points, a streak that started with a jumper by Hawkins.
Boston College shot just 39 percent in the game and 30 percent (8-for-27) in the first half. The Eagles made only five of 27 shots from 3-point range in the game. Guard Duane Woodward had 14 points but made just 3-of-14 shots and was 1-of-9 on 3-point attempts.
Antonio Granger led Boston College with 19 points. Kostas Maglos scored 17 points and Mikey Curley contibuted 13 points and 11 rebounds.
Lockhart's previous high for points was 24 against Miami on Jan. 3.