#1 Seeded Pitt Advances to Sweet 16

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Pittsburgh powered its way to a familiar place.

Sam Young, the Panthers' poet in motion, scored 32 points and
DeJuan Blair added another double-double as top-seeded Pittsburgh
advanced to the round of 16 for the fifth time in eight years with
an 84-76 win over Oklahoma State on Sunday.

Pitt (30-4) will play Xavier in the East Regional semifinals in
Boston on Thursday.

Obi Muonelo scored 19 points for the eighth-seeded Cowboys
(23-12), who gave the Panthers all they could handle before losing
their touch in the final minutes. Oklahoma State made 10 3-pointers
in the first half but made only two of 12 from long range after
halftime.


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