The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
Pittsburgh has been named among 15 cities in the U.S. with emerging downtowns.
Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.
Louisville’s pressure. Jim Boeheim’s postgame press conferences. HAVOC. Coach K’s drive for five. Get pumped, people — it’s tourney time!
JaQuon Parker had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Bearcats (22-10), who might have solidified an NCAA tournament berth with the win.
Just in time for Valentine’s day, the list of the top 20 most romantic U.S cities is out. Pittsburgh comes in at number 10.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — What a difference one calendar year has made for No. 24 Pitt, which opens Big East play against No. 8 Cincinnati Monday at noon at The Pete.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Most of us are taught by our parents at a young age to share. In any event, it’s a lesson sophomore Isaac Bennett obviously took to heart entering the 2012 season.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Rebuilding a major college football program is a process, not an event. Using rhetoric that seems to contrast that of his predecessor, Pitt head coach Paul Chryst said, following a 34-10 loss at Cincinnati last Thursday, players and coaches both need to take ownership of that process.
CINCINNATI (93-7 THE FAN) — Tailback Ray Graham said he feels himself getting stronger, but fellow senior Tino Sunseri believes Pitt’s offense, as a whole, isn’t as strong as it can be after a humbling 34-10 loss to Cincinnati in last Thursday’s Big East opener for both teams.
(AP) — The third-place Pittsburgh Pirates aren’t likely to catch the NL Central-leading Cincinnati Reds, and could soon find themselves out of playoff contention entirely.
As radio analyst Pat Bostick once contended, some of the most significant progress you’ll see from a successful team takes place from game one to game two, which is something I can’t recall happening since the year Cincinnati stole that aforementioned BCS berth from under the Panthers’ collective nose.
CINCINNATI (AP) An enormous boat trophy was created in 2005, when Cincinnati entered the Big East and found another way to have a rivalry with Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Center and co-captain Ryan Turnley would have liked to pave the way for more productivity in Saturday’s 31-17 loss to Youngstown State at Heinz Field, but he still likes the chemistry of Pitt’s offensive line after their first regular-season test.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Despite a 31-17 upset at the hands of Youngstown State in last Saturday’s season opener, senior quarterback Tino Sunseri sees positives on which Pitt’s offense can build entering Thursday’s Big East lid-lifter in Cincinnati.