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.
Cameron Wright scored a career-high 20 points and Pitt pulled away in the second half for a 84-67 victory over Duquesne in the City Game on Saturday afternoon.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Jim Boeheim, otherwise eloquent in defeat, had no answer for why Jamie Dixon continues to have his team’s number, but Dixon was able to put a finger on it. Ten of them, actually.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Carelessness cost Pittsburgh a chance at a Big East road win against No. 12 Louisville. Missed free throws, turnovers and surrendering easy layups on defense were the culprit in the 64-61 loss on Monday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trey Zeigler scored a season-high 18 points and Pittsburgh crushed DePaul 93-55 on Saturday night for its fourth straight victory. Lamar Patterson added 15 points, Steven Adams added nine points and a season-high 14 rebounds for the Panthers (17-4, 5-3 Big East), who climbed into a tie for third in the muddled Big East after dominating the reeling Blue Demons.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — We live in a world where Dante Taylor is met with thunderous applause for something he did on the offensive end. So is it finally safe to say this season will be different for the Panthers?
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 (AP) Vander Blue scored 22 points and Marquette overcame a dramatic game-tying 3-pointer at the end of regulation by Pittsburgh’s Lamar Patterson to win 74-67 in overtime on Saturday and remain unbeaten in the Big East.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tray Woodall scored 24 points and Pittsburgh won its 12th straight City Game with a 66-45 romp over Duquesne on Wednesday night.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Even as his fellow forwards muddled along against another zone defense, junior Lamar Patterson, once again, packed a much-needed offensive punch after a rather punch-less start to his season.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — After their trip to the Big Apple, zone defense should not be foreign to this Panther offense. However, it took some big minutes from their big men in the second half to win big Tuesday night.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Eleven Pitt basketball players will take part in the Green Tree Summer League this summer, as rosters were announced Monday.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt held off a charge from the Cougars and won, 57-53, forcing a decisive Game 3 Friday night at 7 p.m.
Talib Zanna scored 14 points as Pittsburgh defeated Washington State 57-53 on Wednesday nit to tie the best-of-three College Basketball Invitational championship series at one game each.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pitt had two chances to beat Washington State Monday night with just seconds remaining in Game 1 of the College Basketball Invitational Finals.