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Panthers snap eight-game slide at Boston College

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Jamel Artis and Ky Bowman fight for a loose ball on Wednesday night. — GETTY

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — The sight of Jamel Artis clutching at his right ankle only 19 seconds into the game could have induced panic among Pitt’s players.

Instead, it was a rallying point that pushed them to end an insufferable eight-game losing streak that spanned nearly a month and sent them tumbling down the ACC standings.

Artis was limited to a season-low six points in 23 minutes,  but Michael Young matched a career-high with 30 points in a balanced offensive performance, as the Panthers defeated Boston College, 83-72, on Wednesday night at the Conte Forum.

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