Pittsburgh to face Syracuse in college basketball


The Pittsburgh Panthers will play the Syracuse Orange in one of the college basketball games on Tuesday, start time at 9:00 PM ET, at Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York.

The Pittsburgh Panthers (8-10) are riding in a five-game losing streak. Also, the team announced that senior forward Ryan Luther will miss the entire season with a right foot injury.

On the season, Pittsburgh basketball averages 65.9 points, 33.4 rebounds and 13.2 assists per game. Defensively, Pittsburgh yields 70.8 points against the opposing teams.

Four players are averaging at least 9.8 points per game for Pittsburgh, they are Jared Wilson-Frame (12.9), Luther (12.7), Marcus Carr (10.5) and Shamiel Stevenson (9.8). Luther leads in rebounds with 10.1 while Carr tops in assists with 3.9 per game.

The Syracuse Orange (12-6) have lost their last four games including a 101-90 defeat to Florida State in which Tyus Battle scored 37 points in 11 of 27 shooting from the field and 10 of 13 from the free throw line.

On the season, the Orange basketball averages 70.6 points, 40.3 rebounds and 11.3 assists per game. Defensively, the Orange basketball yields 64.7 points against the opposing teams.

Three players are averaging in double figures for the Orange, they are Battle (20.1), Frank Howard (15.4) and Oshae Brissett (15.2). Brissett leads in rebounds with 9.6 while Howard tops in assists with 5.5 per game.

Pittsburgh vs Syracuse game schedule info:

Date: January 16, 2018
Start Time: 9:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ACCNE
Live Stream: ACCNE Stream
Odds and Point Spread: -17.0
Prediction: Syracuse will win

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