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.
Tab Douglas and Stacy Kauffman talked about Pitt basketball with Mike DeCourcy of The Sporting News after the Panthers lost at North Carolina.
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.
After Pirates great Ralph Kiner passed away on Thursday, The Fan Morning Show talked about Kiner’s life and legacy with two men that knew him very well, former teammate Dick Groat and broadcast colleague Ron Darling.
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.
All eyes will be on Dixon and Coach K. tonight when Pitt hosts Duke. Davis says Dixon’s time in the national title game is just a matter of time.
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.
Gottlieb says Pitt knows how to beat that Syracuse zone and he expects this one could go Pitt’s way.
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.
It would have been better had this Mr. Smith gone to Washington.
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.
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.