When Tray Woodall heard Pittsburgh was playing in the College Basketball Invitational, the junior point guard wondered how the Panthers would respond. Turns out, better than he hoped.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt held off a charge from the Cougars and won, 57-53, forcing a decisive Game 3 Friday night at 7 p.m.
Talib Zanna scored 14 points as Pittsburgh defeated Washington State 57-53 on Wednesday nit to tie the best-of-three College Basketball Invitational championship series at one game each.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pitt had two chances to beat Washington State Monday night with just seconds remaining in Game 1 of the College Basketball Invitational Finals.
It’s hard for me to imagine that given the sparse attendance of Pitts first two CBI games at the Petersen Events Center that there are going to be many fans headed out to the Pride of the Palouse, Pullman, Wash., to root on the Panthers in the tournament finals against the Cougars of Washington State University.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — In beating Butler, 68-62, Wednesday night, Pitt (20-16) advanced to a best-of-three final against Washington State in the College Basketball Invitational.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt enjoyed another strong shooting night in the College Basketball Invitational Monday night and used it to beat Princeton, 82-61, to advance to the semi-finals against Butler.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — To me, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with the Panthers accepting a bid to play in the College Basketball Invitational.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt missed out on both the NCAA Tournament and NIT, but late Sunday night accepted a bid to play in the College Basketball Invitational.