Lamar Patterson’s career-high 23 points Monday night led the undefeated Pitt Panthers (5-0) to a 76-53 rout of Texas Tech in the semifinals of the Progressive Legends Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Cameron Wright also reached double figures for Pitt, who led 41-18 at halftime. Jaye Crockett paced the Red Raiders (4-2) with 19 points.
In Tuesday night’s tournament final, Pitt will face Stanford (5-1), an 86-76 winner over Houston.
The Panthers will then face Duquesne in Saturday’s City Game at 1:00 PM at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. The game will be carried on ESPN Radio 1120 with the pregame broadcast starting at 12:00 noon.