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Pitt Snaps Losing Skid, 66-59 Over Boston College

Talib Zanna scored 11 of his 21 points in the closing 9 1/2 minutes to help Pittsburgh snap a three-game losing streak with a 66-59 win over Boston College on Wednesday night.

02/26/2014

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Rising Star: Michigan State Guard Gary Harris

The Big Ten’s Freshman of the Year last season is averaging 17.9 points per game (second in the conference), 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and two steals for the 22-6 Spartans.

02/25/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Shorthanded RMU An Incredible Story

This might be the best story in college basketball.

02/23/2014

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RMU Clinches Northeast Conference Title

Robert Morris scored the first seven points of overtime but needed a touch of luck – as in a late tip-in from Lucky Jones – to hold on for a 71-70 nail-biter over St. Francis (Brooklyn) Saturday to clinch the Northeast Conference title.

02/23/2014

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Pitt’s James Robinson Named A Finalist For Bob Cousy Award

Pitt Point Guard James Robinson has named a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award which is presented annually to college basketball’s top point guard.

93-7 The Fan–02/17/2014

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DeCourcy: Pitt Doesn’t Have Enough Offense Without Johnson

Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman talked about Pitt basketball with Mike DeCourcy of The Sporting News after the Panthers lost at North Carolina.

93-7 The Fan–02/16/2014

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North Carolina Holds Off No. 25 Pitt, 75-71

James Michael McAdoo had 24 points and 12 rebounds to help North Carolina beat No. 25 Pittsburgh 75-71 on Saturday for its sixth straight victory.

02/15/2014

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Ennis’ 35-Footer Lifts No. 1 Syracuse Over Pitt

Tyler Ennis made a 35-footer at the buzzer to help No. 1 Syracuse remain unbeaten with a 58-56 win over No. 25 Pitt on Wednesday night.

02/12/2014

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Rising Star: Wichita State Guard Fred VanVleet

A back-up to Malcolm Armstead on last year’s Final Four team, VanVleet has helped lead Wichita to a 25-0 record and No. 4 ranking.

02/11/2014

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No. 25 Pitt Beats Virginia Tech 62-57 In 2 OTs

Cameron Wright scored four of his 18 points in the second overtime to help No. 25 Pittsburgh beat Virginia Tech 62-57 on Saturday and snap a two-game home losing streak.

02/08/2014

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No. 25 Pitt Beats Miami 59-55 In OT

Lamar Patterson scored 25 points to help No. 25 Pittsburgh end a two-game losing streak with a 57-55 overtime victory over Miami on Wednesday night.

02/05/2014

Ethan Wragge #34 of the Creighton Bluejays (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Creighton Forward Ethan Wragge

According to Hoop-Math, 157 of his 163 shots this season have been from beyond the arc (96 percent), the highest percentage in the country among players with at least 100 field goal attempts.

02/03/2014

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Rising Star: Iona Guard A.J. English

English is averaging 17.8 points, 4.1 assists, and 3.9 rebounds for the Gaels, who are tied atop the MAAC with an 8-2 conference record after winning both games last weekend.

02/03/2014

Winston Shepard #13 of the San Diego State Aztecs. (credit: Kent Horner/Getty Images)

Rising Star: San Diego State Forward Winston Shepard

Ranked as the 21st-best recruit in the country by Rivals, Shepard came to San Diego State with the wrong mindset.

02/03/2014

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Pitt Comes Up Short In Final Seconds, Losing 48-45

It was a long, tough day for the No. 18 Pittsburgh Panthers as they came up short in the final second against Virginia, losing 48-45 thanks to a three-point shot by Cavalier’s guard Malcolm Brogdon.

02/02/2014

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