Pitt opened their season with a 23-point victory over Niagara Nov.14, but had not won a home non-conference game by more than nine in four home games since. But Tuesday, the Panthers used a 15-0 run in the middle of the first half, as well as a 16-2 run in the second, to take control of their contest against the Holy Cross Crusaders and coasted to a 58-39 victory.
The University of Pittsburgh is still searching for a new head football coach, but a frontrunner has reportedly emerged.
Marcquise Reed and Rodney Pryor combined to score 39 points as Robert Morris held off winless Delaware for an 84-81 win Monday night.
The 22nd-ranked Mountaineers beat N.C. State 83-69 on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden as part of the Gotham Classic.
James Robinson scored 18 points, including five in the final minutes of regulation to send the game into overtime, to help Pitt avoid an upset by beating Oakland 81-77 on Saturday.
Micah Mason scored 17 points with five 3-pointers and Jordan Stevens added 10 points with seven assists as Duquesne snapped a four-game skid in a big way, 79-63, over UMass-Lowell on Saturday.
D.J. Newbill scored 20 points, Brandon Taylor had 14 and 11 rebounds and Penn State won its ninth-straight game 73-68 over Drexel on Saturday at the PPL Center.
Earl Brown scored 16 points, Ben Millaud-Meunier added 14 as St. Francis (Pa.) walloped Duquesne on the glass en route to a 67-52 win Wednesday night.
Julius Brown had 27 points, including seven 3-pointers, to lead Toledo to an 83-57 win over Robert Morris on Wednesday night.
Jamel Artis scored a career-high 20 points and Pittsburgh eased past Manhattan 65-56 on Wednesday night for its third straight victory.
With Paul Chryst possibly being named the next head coach at Wisconsin, the rumors have already begun swirling as to who Pitt will hire to replace him.
You can add another achievement to the mantle of Pitt running back James Conner as he was named to the 26-player American Football Coaches Association All-American Team.
West Virginia University will be searching for a new athletic director.
After a disappointing 74-73 loss to LSU on Thursday night, No. 16 West Virginia needed a boost in confidence.
Justin Moss scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Buffalo wrapped up a six-game road trip with a 74-59 win over Robert Morris on Sunday.