6-9 center Talib Zanna scored 21 points on Wednesday night, leading Pitt (21-7; 9-6 ACC) to a 66-59 victory at Boston College.
The decision snapped a three-game losing streak for Pitt, and was only their third win in their last eight games.
Lamar Patterson added 16 points for the Panthers, and Cameron Wright recorded 14.
Pitt will play at Notre Dame on Saturday afternoon. Radio pregame airtime on ESPN Radio 1120 will be 1:30 PM.