EDs: APNewsNow. No. 4 Pittsburgh 70, West Virginia 59.
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By ALAN ROBINSON
AP Sports Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) -Sam Young scored 20 points as No. 4 Pittsburgh seized the lead with a late first-half run and went on to beat rival West Virginia 70-59 on Monday night.
Young followed up a 22-point game in Pitt's 79-67 win at West Virginia two weeks ago, making seven of 12 shots and adding seven rebounds. Levance Fields had 13 points and seven assists to help the Panthers (22-2, 9-2 in Big East) win their fourth in a row and sixth in seven games.
Alex Ruoff scored 17 points and Devin Ebanks 16, but West Virginia (16-8, 5-6) lost its sixth in seven games against ranked Big East teams.
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