PITTSBURGH — Nasir Robinson scored 23 points and made all nine of his field goal attempts to lead Pittsburgh past No. 9 Georgetown 72-60 on Saturday.
Lamar Patterson added 18 points, seven assists and four rebounds for the Panthers (13-9, 2-7 Big East), who never trailed while improving to 12-0 against Top 10 teams at the Petersen Events Center.
Otto Porter led the Hoyas (16-4, 6-3) with 14 points and Henry Sims added 10 but Georgetown couldn't overcome a 17-point first-half deficit.
The Hoyas pulled within 55-49 with 4:09 remaining before Patterson fed Dante Taylor for a dunk and then hit Robinson for a wide-open layup to give the Panthers some breathing room.
When Ashton Gibbs hit a pull-up to push the lead to 61-49, the Panthers were on their way to a second straight win following a miserable eight-game losing streak.