Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Trey Zeigler recorded a game-high 18 points as the Pittsburgh Panthers cruised by the DePaul Blue Demons, 93-55, in Big East Conference play at the Petersen Events Center.
Lamar Patterson tallied 15 points and seven rebounds in the Panthers' (17-4, 5-3 Big East) victory. J.J. Moore added 10 points off the bench, and Steven Adams had nine points, 14 rebounds, and three blocks as Pittsburgh won its fourth consecutive game.
For the Blue Demons (10-9, 1-5), Brandon Young logged 13 points, five boards, and five assists. Moses Morgan pitched in 11 points off the bench as DePaul lost its fourth consecutive game.
Pittsburgh shot 20-of-40 from the floor in the first half, which included four 3-pointers. It held DePaul to a mere 9-of-33 from the floor and went into the break with a 53-30.
DePaul continued to struggle after halftime. making only 9-of-32 from the floor. Pittsburgh shot 48.4 percent from the field in the final 20 minutes to seal a 38-point victory.
Pittsburgh dominated the glass, 58-34, and outscored DePaul in the paint, 48-16.