PITTSBURGH (Ticker) -- Fifth-ranked Pittsburgh has a 19-game home winning streak in non-conference games heading into Saturday's contest against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
The Panthers' streak dates to December 23, 1999. They have won their first two games at Peterson Events Center, which opened this season.
Pittsburgh (2-0) has won its first two games by 38 points combined and rolled to a 69-46 victory over St. Francis on Wednesday. Carl Krauser scored 13 points off the bench and Julius Page added 11 as the Panthers extended their home winning streak to eight games.
Pittsburgh has won 13 of its last 15 games and 16 of the last 19.
Arkansas Pine-Bluff (0-3) has played its first three games on the road and lost to Illinois, 96-43, on Wednesday.
The Lions have lost 29 of their last 31 games overall.
Pittsburgh and Arkansas-Pine Bluff are facing each other for the first time.