Chad Voytik threw a pair of touchdown passes and Pittsburgh kept its bowl hopes alive with a 30-7 win over sloppy Syracuse on Saturday.
Michael Thomas scored 12 points and hit back-to-back baskets – the second one a dunk – late in the game that pushed Hawaii into a slender final lead to beat Pitt 74-70 Friday night.
The NCAA has announced that the Consol Energy Center will host preliminary round games of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in 2018.
T.J. Logan scored from 1 yard out with 50 seconds left to help North Carolina rally past Pitt 40-35 on Saturday.
Jamel Artis scored a career-high 14 points to lead four players in double figures as Pitt opened the season with a 78-45 victory over Niagara on Friday night.
Pitt Forward Durand Johnson missed the majority of the 2013-2014 season after tearing the ACL in his right knee and now he’ll miss the entire 2014-2015 season due to suspension.
Several jurors are opening up about the experience after handing down a first-degree murder conviction to the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide.
After hours of deliberations, the jury has found Dr. Robert Ferrante, the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning and killing his wife with cyanide, guilty of first-degree murder.
The four-woman, eight-man jury in the Robert Ferrante trial has been sequestered for the night following the first day of deliberations, which lasted about six hours.
As a former Allegheny County coroner, Dr. Cyril Wecht has helped prosecutors put people accused of homicide behind bars. But on Wednesday he’ll try to help a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of fatally poisoning his wife avoid that fate.
The first two defense witnesses in a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher’s homicide trial on Monday targeted the prosecution’s central claim that the researcher purposely poisoned his neurologist wife with cyanide last year.
The defense was expected to begin calling witnesses after a final prosecution witness in the trial of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with poisoning his neurologist wife with cyanide last year.
Backup Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk bulled into the end zone from 5 yards in the second overtime to lift the 24th-ranked Blue Devils to a 51-48 win over Pitt on Saturday.
Testimony continued Friday in the trial of Dr. Robert Ferrante, who is accused in his wife’s cyanide poisoning death.
Testimony in the trial of a University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide last year continued Thursday.