Lamar Patterson scored 28 points, and No. 20 Pitt beat Maryland 83-79 Saturday night to complete its first regular-season sweep as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
For anyone who has watched Pitt play this year this should come as no surprise as Senior Forward Lamar Patterson has been named to the United States Basketball Writers Association Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List.
Freshman point guard Tyler Ennis scored 16 points, including two driving layups and two free throws in the final 2 minutes, and No. 2 Syracuse beat No. 22 Pittsburgh 59-54 on Saturday in a battle for first place in the ACC between the two former Big East rivals.
Davis feels that, while Pitt can certainly earn more respect as conference play continues, they still need to strengthen their non-conference schedule, which he considers to be unbecoming of an elite program.
Pitt just kept coming, in waves, furiously pounding the boards. In no time at all, the 22nd-ranked Panthers have put their stamp on the Atlantic Coast Conference.
After having big wins against Maryland and Wake Forest, senior forward Lamar Patterson has been named ACC Player of the week for the second time this season.
Pitt shot out to an early lead Saturday against Wake Forest and didn’t look back as they notched their third straight Atlantic Coast Conference win by a score of 80-65.
James Conner rushed for 229 yards — breaking a Pitt bowl record held by Tony Dorsett — and Chris Blewitt kicked a tiebreaking field goal with 1:17 remaining, lifting the Panthers to a 30-27 win over Bowling Green on Thursday night in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.
Are the two best teams in the country right now scheduled to collide in Pasadena, California? It would be difficult to prove otherwise.
A standout senior defensive tackle for the Pitt Panthers added another award to his resume Monday night.
Pitt Panthers defensive tackle Aaron Donald is receiving a big honor.
Anthony says the team is really impressive on defnse, combined with Jamie Dixon as thier coach and the experience….this could be a very good team that could go far.
Talib Zanna scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and Pittsburgh pulled away late for a 78-69 victory over Penn State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
Stacy Coley hauled in a pair of touchdown passes and zig-zagged 73 yards on an end around for another score as Miami kept its slim hopes for a spot in the ACC title game alive with a 41-31 victory over Pitt on Friday.
With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.