Panthers win Progressive Legends Championship
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Lamar Patterson’s 24 points led five players in double-figure scoring as Pittsburgh routed Stanford 88-67 in the championship game of the Progressive Legends Classic Tuesday night.
Durand Johnson and Talib Zanna had 14 each. Cameron Wright chipped in with 13 and James Robinson added 10.
Pittsburgh improved to 6-0, and has a 31.3 point average margin of victory. Stanford fell to 5-2.
Dwight Powell led the Cardinal with 20 points. Anthony Brown and Chasson Randle had 16 and 10, respectively.
While Powell led all players with nine rebounds, Pittsburgh out-rebounded Stanford 34-30 and had a 13-8 advantage in offensive boards. The Panthers used the additional possessions to score 11 second-chance points.
Pittsburgh went into halftime with a 43-28 lead. Much of that advantage was gained in a 21-8 run late in the first half. Twelve of Pitt’s 21 points in that span came from the foul line.