Pitt men's basketball team begins tour of Bahamas with victory
Senior Cameron Wright scored 18 of his game-high 21 points in the first half to lead the Pitt men's basketball team to a 101-62 victory over the Pyramid Food Rockets on Saturday at Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium in Nassau, Bahamas.
The contest was the first for the Panthers on their four-game tour of the Bahamas.
Sophomore Chris Jones scored 11 of his 12 points in the first half, and Pitt opened up a 48-28 halftime lead. The Panthers outrebounded the Rockets 54-21.
Pitt plays the Bahamas All-Stars at 3 p.m. Sunday.
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