Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Ashton Gibbs scored 20 points and No. 15 Pittsburgh rolled to its sixth straight win with a 97-70 victory over VMI on Tuesday. Nasir Robinson added 19 points, 14 rebounds and five assists for the Panthers (8-1), who shot 49 percent from the floor and made a season-high 13 3-pointers while easily outscoring the uptempo but overmatched Keydets. Jordan Weethee led VMI (3-5) with 18 points but the Keydets (3-5) simply lacked the firepower to keep up. Three days after grinding out a 61-56 win at Tennessee, Pitt nearly matched that total by halftime, racing to a 57-33 lead at the break behind a dizzying number of 3-pointers and layups. VMI briefly pulled within 15 in the second half before the Panthers were off to the races again. The game is a one-off of sorts for the Panthers, as it is for nearly all of VMI's opponents. The Keydets have only one player over 6-foot-7 and try to make up for it by turning things into a track meet. It's worked well at times. VMI famously won at Kentuc...
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