Pitt to play Connecticut in Big East quarterfinal
Pitt's Nasir Robinson drives to the net against Connecticut's Charles Okwandu during the team's only meeting earlier this season at the Petersen Events Center. Pitt won 78-63. The two teams will meet again tomorrow at noon in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals.
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NEW YORK -- Pitt's first opponent at the Big East tournament will be Connecticut, which defeated Georgetown, 79-62 in a second-round game this afternoon at Madison Square Garden.
Pitt and Connecticut will tip-off tomorrow at noon. The Panthers defeated the Huskies 78-63 in the team's only meeting this season, in late December at the Peterson Events Center.
The ninth-seeded Huskies will be playing their third game in three days while the Panthers will play their first game of the tournament. The Huskies beat DePaul in an opening-round game Tuesday afternoon.
Kemba Walker led Connecticut with 28 points.
First Published March 9, 2011 2:15 pm