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.
Tyler Ennis beat the Pitt Panthers on a last second buzzer beater Wednesday night, but that might not be the most exciting thing that happened to him.
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.
Howland says this Pitt team has a huge home court advantage tonight and there is a lot riding on this game.
Freshman point guard Tyler Ennis scored 16 points, including two driving layups and two free throws in the final 2 minutes, and No. 2 Syracuse beat No. 22 Pittsburgh 59-54 on Saturday in a battle for first place in the ACC between the two former Big East rivals.
NEW YORK (AP) — Neither Syracuse nor Pitt wanted to see its Big East tenure end in the quarterfinals of their last conference tournament.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jim Boeheim spent two hours watching Pitt’s unusual 10-man rotation swarm No. 6 Syracuse into a flurry of missed shots, missed rebounds and missed opportunities in a 65-55 victory on Saturday and thinks he may have finally figured out who’s on top of the wide-open Big East.
Pitt Analyst Pat Bostick joined John Seibel and Colin Dunlap on the Seibel, Starkey and Miller program to talk about the passing of local college analyst Beano Cook.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt announced it will move to the Atlantic Coast Conference on July 1, 2013, by paying $7.5 million in exit fees.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — ACC commissioner John Swofford announced how scheduling will take place in the conference once Pitt and Syracuse join (that will likely be in 2013).
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt appears to be in good position in its lawsuit against the Big East, and members of the athletic department are attending ACC spring meetings.
(93-7 The FAN) — No. 1 Syracuse didn’t grant Pitt access to its first Big East win of the season, beating the Panthers Monday night at the Carrier Dome, 71-63.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pitt senior linebacker Brandon Lindsey was named Big East Defensive Player of the Week for his work in a 33-20 win against Syracuse Saturday.
Following a heartbreaking loss to their bitter rivals the West Virginia Mountaineers in the Backyard Brawl on Nov. 25, the Pitt Panthers were looking to end their season on a high note. Senior cornerback Antwuan Reed made that possible when he returned a fumble 20 yards for a touchdown with less than 3 minutes to play – lifting the Panthers to a 33-20 victory over Syracuse on Saturday at Heinz Field.
Mike Norvell, Pitt Panther football co-offensive coordinator, joined The Fan Morning Show Thursday to discuss the Panthers regular season finale against the Syracuse Orange.