Pittsburgh coach Dixon gets 250th win
- December 23, 2012 - 9:36 PM
PITTSBURGH 59, KENNESAW ST. 43: PIttsburgh closed its nonconference schedule, and coach Jamie Dixon earned his 250th career victory. Junior forward Talib Zanna led Pitt (12-1) with 12 points and nine rebounds. Dixon is 250-77 in nine seasons as a head coach with a 119-10 record against non-conference opponents..
NORTHERN IOWA 82, ST. MARY'S 75: Seth Tuttle scored 18 points and Jake Koch added 16 points and nine rebounds for the Panthers (7-5).
NO. 18 SAN DIEGO ST. 62, INDIANA ST. 55: Jamaal Franklin had a double-double with 19 points and 15 rebounds and the Aztecs held off the Sycamores in the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu.
PORTLAND 57, BRADLEY 55: Ryan Nicholas and Derrick Rodgers scored 12 points apiece to lead Portland. Nicholas also grabbed 12 rebounds.
BOISE ST. 67, NEW ORLEANS 51: Anthony Drmic scored 20 points and Boise State hit seven 3-pointers in the first half on the way to the victory.
NO. 11 PENN ST. 82, NJIT 37: Maggie Lucas scored 21 points and Alex Bentley made eight steals to lead the Nittany Lions to the rout of New Jersey Institute of Technology.
GREEN BAY 53, WISCONSIN 38: The Badgers (7-4) shot 30 percent for the game and set an all-time low with 10 first-half points against the host Phoenix (8-2). Lakeville's Cassie Rochel had 13 rebounds and five blocks, both career highs, for Wisconsin.
HOFSTRA 63, NORTHWESTERN 54: Danielle Diamant had 16 points and eight rebounds and Lauren Douglas blocked six shots, but the Wildcats (7-5) shot only 35 percent and fell to the host Pride (3-7) at the New York Life Holiday Invitational in Hempstead, N.Y.
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