Fresh off the biggest performance of his career as he put up seven points and two rebounds in 12 minutes while providing a much needed spark for the Panthers, Pitt forward Aron Phillips-Nwankwo talked with Joe Starkey of the Starkey and Mueller Show about what this opportunity meant to him.
Michael Thomas scored 12 points and hit back-to-back baskets – the second one a dunk – late in the game that pushed Hawaii into a slender final lead to beat Pitt 74-70 Friday night.
Pitt men’s basketball has signed two new players to a national letter of intent.
Pitt Forward Durand Johnson missed the majority of the 2013-2014 season after tearing the ACL in his right knee and now he’ll miss the entire 2014-2015 season due to suspension.
Pitt sophomore Mike Young averaged 22.5 points per game in the exhibitions against IUP and Philadelphia and he is confident that he can continue to put up 20 points per game this season.
Another year, another preseason top 25 ranking for the Pitt Men’s Basketball team as many would expect.
In a poll of ACC media members, the Pitt basketball team was selected to finish 6th out of 15 schools at the second Atlantic Coast Conference Operation Basketball preseason media day.
According to an announcement from the Atlantic Coast Conference and ESPN, the Pitt basketball program will be featured in two “Big Monday” national broadcasts.
After a long search to replace Assistant Coach Barry Rohrssen who left the Pitt program to join John Calipari at Kentucky, Jamie Dixon has announced the hiring of Assistant Coach Matt Williamson, formerly of the University of Massachusetts.
For the third time in four years, the Pitt men’s basketball program received public recognition from the NCAA for ranking among the nation’s top 10 percent of all 351 men’s basketball teams based on its Academic Progress Rate.
The Pentagon will be hosting a panel of seven college basketball coaches to lead a discussion on leadership with approximately 400 service members, and Pitt’s Jamie Dixon has been asked to be a part of it.
After getting their first taste of ACC basketball this past season, the Pitt hoops team should be even better prepared to take on next year’s schedule. Today, the schedule was revealed for both the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons.
It has been news in the making for weeks now as word leaked that Pitt Assistant Basketball Coach Barry Rohrssen was going to be leave the Pitt program for John Calipari’s Kentucky program, and today the official word came down from the Pitt athletic department.
The Pitt basketball program has announced the signing of two to national letters of intent, one a local product, the other a junior college transfer.
Jamie Dixon says his team expects to win every game and the goal is always to win the NCAA title.