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.
Cameron Wright scored a career-high 20 points and Pitt pulled away in the second half for a 84-67 victory over Duquesne in the City Game on Saturday afternoon.
Talib Zanna scored a career-high 23 points to with 14 rebounds and Pittsburgh made quick work of Lehigh 77-58 on Tuesday night.
Pitt Guard Cam Wright found himself in the national spotlight today after hitting a trick shot to promote the upcoming season and then joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller to talk about how many takes it took before he hit the half court shot while sitting in a chair facing the opposite direction.
Bob Pompeani had the opportunity to catch up with former Pitt and UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland.
Our latest installment of Legends For The FAN was with Kentucky Men’s Basketball Head Coach and Pittsburgh native John Calipari. Calipari sat down with our own Bob Pompeani to talk about everything from taking in the Pirates-Reds game, if he ever had any desire to be the head coach at Pitt and the upcoming Coaches vs Cancer event.
With the schedule being released today, Pitt hoops head coach Jamie Dixon joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller to talk about his team’s new conference and how the change may impact them.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Perhaps the only certainty in Paul Chryst’s offense right now is the leadership of Devin Street, but on Wednesday he shored up his receiving corps beyond Street’s final collegiate season.
With Steven Adams declaring for the NBA Draft after only one season at Pitt, there was much speculation about whether or not he was making a mistake and leaving too soon. Sports Illustrated’s NBA Draft Expert Chris Mannix though saw a side of Adams at the NBA Draft Combine that suggests has stock has really risen.
With a women’s basketball head coaching vacancy, Pitt looked no further than across town to find their replacement for Agnus Berenato as Suzie McConnell-Serio at Duquesne was announced earlier today as the successor to the program.
Most pundits expected Louisville to be in the national championship game, but no one expected Luke Hancock to play an important role.
But he sidestepped one big question — Will he return to Michigan next season?
Fans poured into the streets, rejoiced in dorms, bars and living rooms, and at one point became so raucous that riot police were briefly called in as the city held all-night parties to celebrate the Cardinals’ first NCAA title in a generation.
A former Robert Morris player has told school officials former coach Mike Rice used a homophobic slur and threw a basketball at a player “once or twice” during his time at the university.