Pitt senior Lamar Patterson has been named to the Naismith Trophy Midseason Watch List which is presented annually to college basketball’s national player of the year.
Howland says this Pitt team has a huge home court advantage tonight and there is a lot riding on this game.
Coming off the West Virginia Mountaineers 102-77 victory over the Iowa State Cyclones, Head Coach Bob Huggins joined Starkey and Mueller to discuss his team, the state of college basketball and the Marcus Smart, fan incident.
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.
Pitt Forward Lamar Patterson is having an outstanding season for the Panthers, and the awards just keep pouring in to prove that.
With Duke making their first ever visit to the Peterson Event Center tonight, there has been much anticipation surrounding the event, no more so evident than the long line of Pitt students currently camping out at The Pete to ensure they get tickets.
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.
Says they put themselves in good position but they failed to make shots down the stretch and that was the difference.
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.
After a big 14-1 start to Pitt’s season, the Panthers suffered a huge loss as redshirt sophomore forward Durand Johnson will miss the rest of the season due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament and torn meniscus in his right knee after Saturday’s win against Wake Forest.
This time of year, plenty of letters are addressed to the North Pole and Mr. Santa Claus. Well, it pays to have people in the right places. Lucky enough for me, I was able to intercept a few Christmas lists (as the big day is just a week away) that were addressed to Santa that emanated from right here in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Despite starting the season 8-0, the Pitt Men’s Basketball team has yet to crack the top 25, and while some players and teams say they don’t let that bother them, Cam Wright told Starkey, Miller and Mueller how he and his teammates use it as motivation.
Anthony says the team is really impressive on defnse, combined with Jamie Dixon as thier coach and the experience….this could be a very good team that could go far.
Pitt Guard Cam Wright found himself in the national spotlight today after hitting a trick shot to promote the upcoming season and then joined Starkey, Miller and Mueller to talk about how many takes it took before he hit the half court shot while sitting in a chair facing the opposite direction.
As the Pitt Panthers begin the basketball season, head coach Jamie Dixon joins Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan.