Pitt: By The Numbers

Pitt takes on Wake Forest, Saturday at Noon. For the moment, the Panthers are one of four unbeaten teams (Syracuse, Virginia, Clemson) in conference play.

* Pitt may be considered one of the surprise teams early on, but they're currently one of four unbeaten teams in league play, joining Clemson, Virginia and Syracuse, all at 2-0.

* James Robinson quietly leads the nation, and the conference, with a 5.17:1 assist-to-turnover ratio. He also has seven or more games with four or more assists.

* Lamar Patterson leads the ACC with a .530 shooting performance for the entire season, is averaging 20 points a game in two ACC games and has either led or tied for the team-lead in scoring in nine games.

* Nine is also a magic number for Talib Zanna. He's finished with back-to-back games of nine rebounds, more than half (11) of which have come in the he second half in two ACC games.< /p>

* With another 16 games played, Lamar Patterson will tie the Pitt record (Sam Young - 143) for most career games played. Patterson has also started 81 consecutive games. With another 16 consecutive starts, he will put himself tire in that category.

* Pitt has won its 14 games by an average of 18.0 points a game. All 14 wins have come by nine or more points. Eleven of the 14 wins have been by 17 points or more, including both ACC games so far.

* As a team, Pitt is on pace to set a school-record for free throw shooting percentage for the season. Currently, Pitt is 262-356 (73.6%) for the season.

* A look at where some individual players rank in the ACC:
Lamar Patterson - 1st in field goal percentage (53.0 %)
-6th in overall scoring (17.3 ppg)
- 7th in assists (4.4 per game)
Talib Zanna - 7th in rebounding (7.3 per game)

James Robinson - 9th in assists (4.13 per game)
- 3rd in free throw percentage (87.0%)
- 1st in assist to turnover, 5.17:1
Cameron Wright - 2nd in steals 2.27 per game)

In the ACC, Pitt ranks first in.....
- Scoring margin (+18.0 per game)
- Rebounding defense (29.2 per game)
- Rebounding margin (+8.6 per game)
- Assist to turnover (1.74)

In the ACC, Pitt ranks second in....
- Field goal percentage (48.3%)
- Assists (17.07 per game)
- Turnover margin (+3.0 per game)


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