PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) — After opening the season with wins over Albany and Rider, Pitt rose to No. 9 in the latest AP Poll.
It makes the Panthers a consensus top 10 team, as they rank ninth in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll as well.
Pitt started the season Friday night with a 66-39 win over Albany. The Panthers followed that up on Sunday with an 86-78 win against Rider.
Here’s the AP top 10:
1. North Carolina (62)
3. Ohio State (1)
4. UConn (2)
The only difference in the ESPN/USA Today poll is the No. 7/8 spots. Lousiville is ranked No. 7 and Florida is ranked No. 8 in the second poll.
Pitt plays Long Beach State on Wednesday.
Chris Gates | Area 4-1-Zoo Blog