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Pitt Snaps Losing Skid, 66-59 Over Boston College

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.

02/26/2014

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Rising Star: Michigan State Guard Gary Harris

The Big Ten’s Freshman of the Year last season is averaging 17.9 points per game (second in the conference), 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and two steals for the 22-6 Spartans.

02/25/2014

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USA Today Bracketologist Has Pitt On The Bubble

Pitt basketball’s 71-66 loss to Florida St. at The Pete on Sunday night has certainly hurt their NCAA Tournament chances and may even have put them on the bubble.

93-7 The Fan–02/24/2014

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RMU Clinches Northeast Conference Title

Robert Morris scored the first seven points of overtime but needed a touch of luck – as in a late tip-in from Lucky Jones – to hold on for a 71-70 nail-biter over St. Francis (Brooklyn) Saturday to clinch the Northeast Conference title.

02/23/2014

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North Carolina Holds Off No. 25 Pitt, 75-71

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.

02/15/2014

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Vice President Joe Biden Calls Tyler Ennis To Congratulate Him On Buzzer Beater

Tyler Ennis beat the Pitt Panthers on a last second buzzer beater Wednesday night, but that might not be the most exciting thing that happened to him.

93-7 The Fan–02/13/2014

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Ennis’ 35-Footer Lifts No. 1 Syracuse Over Pitt

Tyler Ennis made a 35-footer at the buzzer to help No. 1 Syracuse remain unbeaten with a 58-56 win over No. 25 Pitt on Wednesday night.

02/12/2014

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Ex-Pitt Coach Howland Says Panthers Have Great Chance To Beat Syracuse

Howland says this Pitt team has a huge home court advantage tonight and there is a lot riding on this game.

93-7 The Fan–02/12/2014

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Rising Star: Wichita State Guard Fred VanVleet

A back-up to Malcolm Armstead on last year’s Final Four team, VanVleet has helped lead Wichita to a 25-0 record and No. 4 ranking.

02/11/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Texas Tech Fan The Worst Kind Of Fan

Jeff Orr is a loser, no way around it. He’s fake-tough, too. And he’s now been exposed as both.

02/11/2014

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No. 25 Pitt Beats Virginia Tech 62-57 In 2 OTs

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.

02/08/2014

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No. 25 Pitt Beats Miami 59-55 In OT

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.

02/05/2014

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CBS Columnist Gary Parrish: Pitt Has Final Four Potential

CBS Sports college basketball columnist Gary Parrish joined The Fan Morning Show on Wednesday to offer his take on Pitt basketball

93-7 The Fan–02/05/2014

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Rising Star: Creighton Forward Ethan Wragge

According to Hoop-Math, 157 of his 163 shots this season have been from beyond the arc (96 percent), the highest percentage in the country among players with at least 100 field goal attempts.

02/03/2014

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Rising Star: Iona Guard A.J. English

English is averaging 17.8 points, 4.1 assists, and 3.9 rebounds for the Gaels, who are tied atop the MAAC with an 8-2 conference record after winning both games last weekend.

02/03/2014

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