GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) – Justin Champagnie scored a career-high 31 points, and Pittsburgh defeated Wake Forest 81-72 in the opening round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.
Trey McGowens scored 14 points and Xavier Johnson added 10 points and eight assists for the Pitt (16-16), the tournament’s 13th seed.READ MORE: Franklin Park YMCA Installs Butler Co. Company's Virus-Killing Copper Material Invention
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Isaiah Mucius had 19 points and Brandon Childress added 17 for the Demon Deacons (13-18).
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