Atlantic Coast Conference
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.
James Michael McAdoo had 24 points and 12 rebounds to help North Carolina beat No. 25 Pittsburgh 75-71 on Saturday for its sixth straight victory.
Cameron Wright scored four of his 18 points in the second overtime to help No. 25 Pittsburgh beat Virginia Tech 62-57 on Saturday and snap a two-game home losing streak.
Lamar Patterson scored 25 points to help No. 25 Pittsburgh end a two-game losing streak with a 57-55 overtime victory over Miami on Wednesday night.
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.
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 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.
Pitt Panthers defensive tackle Aaron Donald is receiving a big honor.
Bob Pompeani talked about Pitt’s inaugural season in the ACC with Tim Brando of CBS Sports.
No one internally is going to say it, nor should they.
The University of Pittsburgh and Athletic Director Steve Pederson have agreed to terms on a five-year extension.
Jamie Dixon shouldn’t be fired for losing to Wichita State on Thursday. Anyone who suggests so has a couple screws loose. Know what else shouldn’t happen?
Pitt athletic director Steve Pederson checks in with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan.