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Pitt vs. Manhattan: Open Gamethread

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Pitt basketball gets back to it tonight with a game against Manhattan. Last we saw the Panthers, they were narrowly squeaking by against St. Bonaventure in a narrow 58-54 win. As I wrote then, I think the Bonnies are a decent team, but Pitt just shouldn't have that much trouble with them at home.

Pitt is back in the Pete for tonight's game and gets what should be a beatable 2-6 Manhattan team. The Badgers own only wins against Marist and Binghamton, and are coming off of an eight-point defeat to Rutgers. Manhattan has had some close games, including one where they took UMass to overtime - so they shouldn't be overlooked here. But if Pitt shoots better from the field than they did against St. Bonaventure, the game just shouldn't be all that close.

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