Petersen Events Center

Lamar Patterson

Marquette Holds Off Pitt In OT

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.

93-7 The Fan–01/13/2013

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Non-Conference Win Streak Reaches 8 For Pitt

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh closed its non-conference schedule, and coach Jamie Dixon earned his 250th career victory with a 59-43 win over Kennesaw State on Sunday.

93-7 The Fan–12/24/2012

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Star-Studded Tennis Event Raises Money For AIDS Charities

Legendary performer Elton John paid a visit to Pittsburgh Tuesday, not to perform though. Instead, he was playing tennis to raise money for a good cause.


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Security Stepped Up At Pitt Commencement, Grads Praised For Resiliency

It was graduation day for the Class of 2012 at the University of Pittsburgh Sunday. Security was taken to a new level during Pitt’s Commencement Convocation at the Petersen Events Center.


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Some Employees Evacuated After Western Psych Shooting

Police went door to door in Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, making sure there was no second gunman. As floors were cleared, some employees were allowed to leave.


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Food & Games: The 184th (And Final???) Backyard Basketbrawl

It was a dark and gloomy Thursday in Pittsburgh. Quite appropriate for the setting of what many see as the final meeting between old rivals Pitt and West Virginia in basketball’s version of the Backyard Brawl.

93-7 The Fan–02/17/2012

Nasir Robinson, Kevin Jones

Pitt Outlasts La Salle, 73-69

(93-7 The FAN) — Nasir Robinson scored 17 points and Dante Taylor added 11 as Pitt’s front court put forth a solid second-half effort to beat La Salle Tuesday night, 73-69.

93-7 The Fan–11/22/2011

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Man Dies After Crashing Through Petersen Events Center Window

A young man who fell four stories after crashing through a window at the Petersen Events Center in Oakland late Wednesday night has died.


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Man Crashes Through Window At Petersen Events Center

A 20-year-old man underwent surgery at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital after crashing through a window at the Petersen Events Center and falling four stories to the ground.


Kevin Jones, Nasir Robinson

4-1-Zoo: Previewing Pitt vs. West Virginia

Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — It’s the second installment of the Backyard Brawl on the hardwood tonight as West Virginia visits No. 4 Pitt at Petersen Events Center.

93-7 The Fan–02/24/2011


Pittsburgh’s Best Hip Bars/Hangouts

If you’re looking for a unique place to spend some time with friends and family, look no further. Based on picks from Pop City and Pittsburgh Magazine, here are some of the most unusual places to hang out in the ‘Burgh.

CBS Pittsburgh–02/08/2011

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Winning Streaks On The Line At The Pete

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – The Syracuse vs. Pitt showdown tonight at the Petersen Events Center will determine first place in the Big East conference and end a winning streak for one team. Since February of 2008, […]

93-7 The Fan–01/17/2011

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4-1-Zoo: Pitt-UConn A Top Rivalry

Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — The Huskies and Panthers have been the two most successful Big East teams the last 10 years, and that has translated in to heated games in high-profile settings.

93-7 The Fan–12/27/2010