William & Mary @ Pittsburgh
Current Records: William & Mary 3-3; Pittsburgh 3-3
What to Know
The William & Mary Tribe have enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they must head out on the road. They will take on the Pittsburgh Panthers at 7 p.m. ET Friday at Petersen Events Center. These two teams come into the contest bolstered by wins in their previous games.
William & Mary can't say they have nothing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving week. They took down the Radford Highlanders 62-51 on Wednesday.
As for Pitt, they have more to be thankful for after their matchup against the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights on Tuesday. The Panthers put the hurt on Fairleigh Dickinson with a sharp 83-61 victory. Among those leading the charge for Pitt was guard Jamarius Burton, who had 18 points along with seven boards.
William & Mary have to know they'll be fighting an uphill battle given the 13.5-point spread they are up against. However, those who like betting on the underdog should be happy to hear that they are 2-0 against the spread when expected to lose.
The wins brought both teams up to an identical 3-3. The Tribe and the Panthers are both 1-1 after wins this season, but that symmetry won't hold for long.
How To Watch
- When: Friday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Petersen Events Center -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $5.98
The Panthers are a big 13.5-point favorite against the Tribe, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 13.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last seven years.