Recap: Texas Tech vs. Pittsburgh
Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Lamar Patterson finished with 23 points as the Pittsburgh Panthers punched their ticket to the Legends Classic title game with a 76-63 victory over the Texas Tech Red Raiders at the Barclays Center.
Cameron Wright added 12 points for Pittsburgh (5-0), which awaits Stanford in the Classic's title bout on Tuesday.
Jaye Crockett scored 19 points as the only player in double figures for Texas Tech (4-2), which takes on Houston in consolation action on Tuesday.
The Panthers dominated in the first half and led 41-18 at the break. Pittsburgh hit 46.2 percent of its shots from the floor and held the Red Raiders to only six field goals in the period.
After the break the Panthers were able to hold off the Red Raiders, who improved to 52 percent shooting from the field, by netting 48.1 percent from the floor themselves.
Pittsburgh forced 17 turnovers while committing only eight.Game Notes