HALFTIME: Pitt leads Northern Illinois 45-29, opening up the Panthers' most comfortable lead of the season. Champagnie (15), Johnson (13), and Toney (9) have 37 of Pitt's 45 points.
Also of note, the Big Three looks more like a Core Four (TM) tonight. Johnson, Champagnie, Toney, Horton have combined for 68 of Pitt's 100 minutes tonight. The other five players to check in have 32 total minutes (Coulibaly with 11).