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Preview: Pitt Vs. No. 2 Virginia

Coach Tony Bennett has instilled a defense-first mentality that has resonated so effectively with No. 2 Virginia that his team seems to prefer being on that end of the floor with the game on the line.

02/16/2015

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Dixon Says Sanctions Won’t Slow Down Syracuse, Says Pitt Can Be A Tourney Team

Dixon says he still has the utmost respect for Syracuse Jim Boeheim and the program.

93-7 The Fan–02/06/2015

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Pitt Expecting A Fired Up Syracuse Team Following Ban

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) — Syracuse announced Wednesday that the university had self-imposed a postseason ban prohibiting players from appearing in the ACC Tournament, nor the NCAA and National Invitational tournaments. Pitt sophomore Jamel Artis thinks […]

93-7 The Fan–02/05/2015

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Pitt Walk-On Aron-Phillips Nwankwo Relishing Opportunity

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.

93-7 The Fan–01/16/2015

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Hawaii Holds Off Pitt 74-70

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.

11/22/2014

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Pitt Basketball Signs 2 To National Letter Of Intent

Pitt men’s basketball has signed two new players to a national letter of intent.

11/15/2014

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Pitt Junior Forward Durand Johnson Suspended For Entire 2014-2015 Season

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.

93-7 The Fan–11/14/2014

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Michael Young: ‘I Feel Like I Can Put Up 20 Points A Game’

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.

11/13/2014

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Pitt Hoops To Start Year In Top 25 Rankings

Another year, another preseason top 25 ranking for the Pitt Men’s Basketball team as many would expect.

93-7 The Fan–11/05/2014

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Pitt Hoops Predicted To Finish Near Middle Of The Pack In ACC

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.

93-7 The Fan–10/29/2014

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Pitt Basketball To Play Two ESPN “Big Monday” Games

According to an announcement from the Atlantic Coast Conference and ESPN, the Pitt basketball program will be featured in two “Big Monday” national broadcasts.

93-7 The Fan–08/11/2014

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Jamie Dixon Finds Replacement After Barry Rohrssen Departure

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.

93-7 The Fan–06/17/2014

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Pitt Hoops Receives NCAA APR Public Recognition Award

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.

93-7 The Fan–05/07/2014

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Jamie Dixon To Serve On Leadership Panel At Pentagon

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.

93-7 The Fan–05/05/2014

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Pitt Hoops ACC Opponents Revealed For 2014-15 & 2015-16 Seasons

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.

93-7 The Fan–04/22/2014

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