Scottie Wilbekin scored 21 points, including 11 of the team’s 13 during a 7-minute stretch in the second half, and top-seeded Florida handled the Panthers 61-45 in the NCAA tournament Saturday.
Talib Zanna helped Pitt jump out to a huge lead and the Panthers cruised the rest of the way.
Anthony Gill hit two free throws with 8.5 seconds left to help No. 6 Virginia hold off Pittsburgh 51-48 in Saturday’s semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Talib Zanna had 19 points and a career-high 21 rebounds to help Pitt beat No. 15 North Carolina 80-75 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals Friday.
The ACC received seven at-large bids non top of its 34 automatic bids, sending 41 wrestlers from the conference to the 84th NCAA Wrestling Championships to be held March 20th to the 22nd.
Lamar Patterson scored 24 points and Pittsburgh routed Wake Forest 84-55 on Thursday in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
It was announced today that Pitt senior forward Lamar Patterson has been named to the All-ACC Second Team by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.
Billy Baron, the MAAC Player of the Year, played in the ACC and Atlantic-10 before coming to Canisius, giving him a better perspective than most on the quality of play across conferences.
Lamar Patterson had a career-high 30 points, including a 3-pointer with 3 seconds left, as Pitt overcame a five-point deficit in the final seconds of regulation and beat Clemson 83-78 in overtime Saturday.
After almost two full seasons complete in the ACC, one in football and almost one in basketball, Pitt is getting used to its new conference.
Lamar Patterson scored 20 points, including a pair of free throws with 2 seconds left, and Talib Zanna had 17 points and 14 rebounds as Pittsburgh overcame making one basket in the final six minutes of regulation to beat Notre Dame 85-81 in overtime Saturday.
It’s been a successful year so far for the University of Pittsburgh wrestling team.
Talib Zanna scored 11 of his 21 points in the closing 9 1/2 minutes to help Pittsburgh snap a three-game losing streak with a 66-59 win over Boston College on Wednesday night.
Paul Chryst has been searching for a Wide Receivers coach since the departure of Bobby Engram to the Baltimore Ravens, and today he announced the new hire.
Pitt Point Guard James Robinson has named a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award which is presented annually to college basketball’s top point guard.