No. 21 DePaul 86, Pittsburgh 83

Anna Martin scored 29 points, including a pair of insurance free

throws with 19.7 seconds left, and No. 21 DePaul held off a late

rally to beat Pittsburgh 86-83 on Saturday night.

Martin was 11 for 16 from the field for the Blue Demons (15-3,

3-1 Big East). Megan Rogowski had 15 points, all on 3-pointers,

Jasmine Penny added 13 points and Brittany Hrynko had 11 for

DePaul.

Abby Dowd scored 23 points to lead four players in double

figures for Pitt (8-10, 0-5). Ashlee Anderson had 19 points,

Brianna Kiesel 11 and Leeza Burdgess 10 as the Panthers lost their

fourth straight.

Pitt rallied from a 12-point deficit and trailed 84-83 on

Anderson’s fast break layup with 1:47 left but couldn’t sustain the

rally.

DePaul travels to South Florida on Tuesday and hosts No. 3

Connecticut next Saturday, while Pitt visits No. 2 Notre Dame on

Tuesday.