PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nasir Robinson, still healing from knee surgery, led No. 5 Pittsburgh’s 15-0 run to close the first half and the Panthers used their bench extensively while beating Pennsylvania 82-58 on Saturday night.
The Panthers, the first Division I team to get to 7-0, could move up to No. 3 in the AP poll following losses this week by No. 2 Michigan State and No. 4 Kansas State.
Ashton Gibbs scored 12 points and Dante Taylor and freshman J.J. Moore added 11 each as Pitt coach Jamie Dixon used 11 players throughout, all of them scoring and playing double-digit minutes.
Miles Cartwright had 22 points and Jack Eggleston 16 for Penn (2-3), which never trailed by fewer than 13 points during a second half in which Pitt led by as many as 31.
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