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Patterson’s 30 Lifts Pitt To 83-78 Win In OT

Lamar Patterson had a career-high 30 points, including a 3-pointer with 3 seconds left, as Pitt overcame a five-point deficit in the final seconds of regulation and beat Clemson 83-78 in overtime Saturday.

03/08/2014

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Rising Star: Kansas Guard Naadir Tharpe

The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.

03/04/2014

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Patterson Leads Pitt To 85-81 OT Win Over Irish

Lamar Patterson scored 20 points, including a pair of free throws with 2 seconds left, and Talib Zanna had 17 points and 14 rebounds as Pittsburgh overcame making one basket in the final six minutes of regulation to beat Notre Dame 85-81 in overtime Saturday.

03/01/2014

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Duquesne Stuns No. 10 Saint Louis 71-64 On Road

Micah Mason had 22 points, Jerry Jones added 19 and Duquesne surprised No. 10 Saint Louis 71-64 on Thursday night to snap the Billikens’ school-record, 19-game winning streak.

02/27/2014

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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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