Ashton Gibbs, the Big East Preseason Player of the Year, scored 26 points as the Blue defeated the Gold, 57-49, in the Pitt men’s basketball team’s annual scrimmage today at Petersen Events Center.
Gibbs shot 7 of 13 from the field, and 10 for 10 from the free-throw line. He added four assists and no turnovers while playing 28 minutes of the 32-minute scrimmage.
J.J. Moore scored a team-high 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds, and Dante Taylor had a double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds for the Gold team, which shot 4 of 20 from behind the arc. Pitt plays LaRoche in an exhibition on Saturday, Oct. 29.