ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — J.J. Moore scored 21 points off the bench and No. 20 Pitt shot a school-record 72 percent to beat DePaul 81-66 on Saturday in the Panthers’ last Big East regular-season game.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — There are players on Jamie Dixon’s bench who, conceivably, could start for a number of Division I teams, and conventional wisdom says J.J. Moore is one. Should Dixon shake things up at forward?
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Lamar Patterson scored 17 points, leading Pittsburgh to a 68-64 victory over Providence on Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — You know, after the butt-tuning that occurred in our nation’s capital five days ago, I was sorely tempted to proclaim that Pitt is back. Then, Saturday happened.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Once again, the Panthers have to prove they can handle a potential NBA guard, and once again, they have to prove they can handle a zone defense. Which will be the more daunting task on Saturday night?
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Panthers showed a lot of character in last Saturday’s win over Oakland at the Petersen Center, but the only thing this opponent and their next one have in common is they play in the same state.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Junior point guard Tray Woodall and sophomore small forward J.J. Moore will undergo respective surgeries Friday morning.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pitt Panthers (18-16) connected on 14 3-pointers to blow by Wofford Wednesday in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational, 81-63.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt defeated St. John’s, 73-59, Tuesday afternoon to advance to the second round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt snapped a five-game losing streak Wednesday night with an 89-69 stomping on St. John’s.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pitt used its final home game of the season to snap a five-game losing streak and usher out seniors Ashton Gibbs and Nasir Robinson with a win, as the Panthers defeated St. John’s Wednesday night, 89-69.
Three game losing streaks are not very common when it comes to discussing Pitt basketball the past decade. Since Jamie Dixon took over the program nine years ago, it has only happened three times.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt coach Jamie Dixon, along with Taylor and Moore, spoke to the media after the game. Here’s what they all had to say.
Ray Mernagh of NBEBasketball.com joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sportsradio 93.7 The FAN to break down what went wrong for the Pitt Panthers last night as they fall to Long Beach State 86-76, and whether or not the problems they have can be fixed.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Pitt plays Albany tonight in the Panthers’ season opener at the Petersen Events Center.