No. 25 Pittsburgh beats Miami 59-55 in OT - NBC Sports

No. 25 Pittsburgh beats Miami 59-55 in OT
Miami's Donnavan Kirk (22) tries to block Pittsburgh's Cameron Wright (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Coral Gables, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
February 5, 2014, 9:39 pm

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Lamar Patterson scored 25 points to help No. 25 Pittsburgh end a two-game losing streak with a 57-55 overtime victory over Miami on Wednesday night.

Cameron Wright added 12 points and Talib Zanna had 10 for Pittsburgh (19-4, 7-3 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Rion Brown had 21 points for Miami (11-11, 2-7).

Patterson made one of two free throws with 10.6 seconds left to give the Panthers a 57-55 lead. Brown's pass as he drove toward the basket was intercepted by Patterson, who made two free throws to seal the victory.

Patterson made a layup with 13.1 seconds left in regulation to give Pittsburgh a one-point lead, but Manu Lecomte of Miami made the second of two free throws with 7 seconds left to tie the game at 46.

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