Pitt’s James Robinson took an elbow to the face from a teammate, a shot to mouth from Notre Dame’s Demetrius Jackson and a metaphorical punch to the gut when the eighth-ranked Irish turned an eight-point deficit into a one-point lead with 31 seconds left on Saturday.
Since Pat Narduzzi assembled his staff, there has been much fan fare on Twitter from them as they hit the recruiting trail and the celebration of their recruits has drawn the ire of some Penn State coaches.
Mike Krzyzewski moved one victory from 1,000 for his Hall of Fame career in No. 5 Duke’s 79-65 win over Pittsburgh on Monday night.
Jamel Artis and Cameron Wright led all scorers with 20 points apiece and Michael Young added 16 as Pittsburgh beat Georgia Tech 70-65 Saturday.
Fresh off the biggest performance of his career as he put up seven points and two rebounds in 12 minutes while providing a much needed spark for the Panthers, Pitt forward Aron Phillips-Nwankwo talked with Joe Starkey of the Starkey and Mueller Show about what this opportunity meant to him.
Jaron Blossomgame scored 18 points to lead Clemson past Pittsburgh 71-62 on Saturday.
Since the day Paul Chryst left Pitt for the head coaching job at Wisconsin, there has been much speculation that he would take both offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph and defensive coordinator Matt House with him.
Josh Newkirk had a pair of clutch baskets in the final 2 1/2 minutes of overtime and finished with 15 points, lifting Pittsburgh to a 61-60 comeback win over Boston College on Tuesday night.
Greg Ward threw three touchdowns in the final 3:41 of the Armed Forces Bowl, two after Houston recovered onside kicks, and completed a game-winning 2-point conversion as the Cougars beat Pittsburgh 35-34 with an improbable comeback Friday.
Featuring two interim head coaches, Pitt sent offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph and Houston sent defensive coordinator David Gibbs to the podium today as the two teams prepare for the Armed Forces Bowl.
Early Sunday morning, 93.7 The Fan learned new Pitt football head coach Pat Narduzzi plans to heavily consider current Syracuse assistant head coach and defensive line coach Tim Daoust as Pitt’s new defensive coordinator.