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Rising Star: San Diego State Forward Winston Shepard

Ranked as the 21st-best recruit in the country by Rivals, Shepard came to San Diego State with the wrong mindset.

02/03/2014

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Pitt Comes Up Short In Final Seconds, Losing 48-45

It was a long, tough day for the No. 18 Pittsburgh Panthers as they came up short in the final second against Virginia, losing 48-45 thanks to a three-point shot by Cavalier’s guard Malcolm Brogdon.

02/02/2014

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Pitt Assistant Coach Brandin Knight Talks Fallout From Duke Loss

Pitt Assistant Coach Brandin Knight joined Starkey and Mueller to discuss how the Panthers plan on bouncing back from their loss to Duke.

93-7 The Fan–01/31/2014

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Robert Morris Basketball Suspends Four Players

The Robert Morris men’s basketball team announced it has suspended four players including standout freshman Jeremiah Worthem.

93-7 The Fan–01/29/2014

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Lack Of Victories Over Top-Ranked Opponents Could Hurt Pitt

The Pitt men’s basketball team has been moving up the rankings throughout the season, but after a 15-point loss Monday night against the visiting Duke Blue Devils and a lack of wins over quality opponents, college basketball writers are already beginning to question the Panthers tournament résumé.

93-7 The Fan–01/28/2014

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Parker Leads Duke By Pitt 80-65

The Pittsburgh student section spent a full hour before Monday night’s game against Duke trying to get into the Blue Devils’ heads.

01/28/2014

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Lamar Patterson Named ACC Player Of The Week For Third Straight Week

Pitt Forward Lamar Patterson is having an outstanding season for the Panthers, and the awards just keep pouring in to prove that.

93-7 The Fan–01/27/2014

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No. 20 Pitt Defeats Maryland, 83-79

Lamar Patterson scored 28 points, and No. 20 Pitt beat Maryland 83-79 Saturday night to complete its first regular-season sweep as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

01/25/2014

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Pitt’s Lamar Patterson Named To Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List

For anyone who has watched Pitt play this year this should come as no surprise as Senior Forward Lamar Patterson has been named to the United States Basketball Writers Association Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List.

93-7 The Fan–01/23/2014

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No. 22 Pitt Falls To No. 2 Syracuse, 59-54

Freshman point guard Tyler Ennis scored 16 points, including two driving layups and two free throws in the final 2 minutes, and No. 2 Syracuse beat No. 22 Pittsburgh 59-54 on Saturday in a battle for first place in the ACC between the two former Big East rivals.

01/18/2014

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Seth Davis: Pitt Has “A Higher Obligation” To Strengthen Non-Conference Schedule

Davis feels that, while Pitt can certainly earn more respect as conference play continues, they still need to strengthen their non-conference schedule, which he considers to be unbecoming of an elite program.

93-7 The Fan–01/16/2014

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No. 22 Pitt Beats Ga. Tech; Still Perfect In ACC

Pitt just kept coming, in waves, furiously pounding the boards. In no time at all, the 22nd-ranked Panthers have put their stamp on the Atlantic Coast Conference.

01/15/2014

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WVU Women’s Basketball Bounces Back

West Virginia got back on the winning track Sunday as they came up with a huge comeback win as the Mountaineer women’s basketball team defeated their Big 12 Conference counterparts, the Texas Longhorns in overtime 56-49, as they improve their overall record to 14-2 and their conference record to 3-1.

01/12/2014

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Pitt Beats Wake Forest, 80-65

Pitt shot out to an early lead Saturday against Wake Forest and didn’t look back as they notched their third straight Atlantic Coast Conference win by a score of 80-65.

01/11/2014

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WVU Head Coach Bob Huggins: Pitt, WVU Should Still Be Playing

Coach Huggins says the fans are the ones really suffering by this game not being played.

93-7 The Fan–01/10/2014

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