District basketball roundup: Pitt women cruise to big win

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The Lady Panthers (4-2) had three players tally double-doubles as they cruised to a 78-43 victory against visiting Mount St. Mary's (2-5) at the Petersen Event Center.

Brianna Kiesel (17 points, 11 rebounds), Asia Logan (12 points 10 rebounds) and Ashlee Anderson (13 points, 10 rebounds) were the first trio to accomplish three individual double-doubles in the same game since Feb. 28, 2005 when Jennifer Brown, Cheron Taylor and Danielle Taylor did it against Providence.

It was Logan's third double-double of the season and the 11th of her career.

Kiesel tallied her second of the season and fourth of her career, while Anderson marked her first career double-double in the victory.

"Our players were comfortable while we were trying to find out what works. We got contributions across the board," said coach Suzie McConnell Serio.

The 35 point of margin of victory was the largest for the Panthers since they defeated Valparaiso, 86-51, on December 11, 2010.

More district women

■ Duquesne 78, Miami 58: Duquesne (5-2) used a 52-point second half in which they shot 62 percent to fuel its victory against Miami (1-4) in Oxford, Ohio. April Robinson scored 19 points and Raegan Moore had 17 to lead the Dukes.

District men

■ Buffalo 81, Robert Morris 66: Lucky Jones paced Robert Morris (3-4) with 19 points while grabbing 8 rebounds, but the visiting Colonials could not recover when Buffalo (2-2) broke out on a 13-0 run at the 11 minute mark of the second half.

■ Penn State 84, Monmouth 52: Tim Frazier scored 19 points and Allen Roberts added 17 as the Nittany Lions (5-1) held visiting Monmouth (1-4) to 22 second-half points.

■ West Virginia 78, Old Dominion 60: Eron Harris scored 19 points as West Virginia (5-1) rolled past Old Dominion (4-2) to advance to the championship game of the Cancun Challenge in Cancun, Mexico.


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