The second half of the BIG EAST regular season began with Pittsburgh picking up a 72-66 road win at West Virginia
. The Panthers fell behind 17-9, but took a 33-29 lead into the locker room at halftime. Pitt did not trail in the second half.
Tray Woodall’s recent production continues to show how much his team missed him during a seven-game losing streak. The point guard scored a game-high 24 points.
The lone game on Tuesday’s schedule is Seton Hall at Marquette. The Pirates will try to end a four-game losing streak while the Golden Eagles have won six in a row.
Home teams are a combined 44-29 in BIG EAST games for a .603 winning percentage.
The three teams currently tied for third place in the BIG EAST (Notre Dame, Georgetown and USF) were picked to finish ninth, 10th and 14th, respectively, by the league’s coaches.