Wake Forest 96, Pitt 101 (2OT): A Giftastic Recap

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Wake Forest heads to Pitt to try and get a road win this can’t be impossible, right?

Pitt jumps out to a 6-point lead in the first minute:

But Wake regroups and takes an 8-point lead with 8 minutes to go in the first half:

Then Wake only scores one more point and goes into halftime down 35-33:

Pitt pulls out to a 9-point lead with 12 to go in the second half:

But wait! Wake claws back to a 68-63 lead with 3:40 to go!

Mitoglou hits a 3 to put Wake up 72-69 with 35 seconds left!!!!!

But Pitt responds with a 3 of their own to tie and send it to overtime:

Back and forth in overtime, Wake goes up 82-81 with 1 minute to go!

Wake has the ball with 9 seconds to go clinging to that 1-point lead!!!!!!! IT WILL HAPPEN

Except Codi Miller-McIntyre inexplicably throws the ball away and Pitt’s Robinson makes one of two to tie the game to send it to 2OT:

Wake takes a brief 89-88 lead in the second overtime:

But Pitt outscores Wake 13-7 down the stretch to win 101 to 96.