Malcolm Armstead scored 22 points, Cleanthony Early added 21 and ninth-seeded Wichita State defeated eighth-seeded Pitt 73-55 Thursday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Pitt is entering the NCAA tournament as the No. 8 seed in the West Region against No. 9 seed Wichita State University.
Pitt men’s basketball assitant coach Brandin Knight joined The Fan Morning Show on Thursday to talk about some of the team’s recent victories, and to look forward to March Madness.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — It was a performance to be remembered, though not necessarily a performance to be replicated.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — One of the most common knocks against Jamie Dixon is he doesn’t think outside his own metaphorical box, insisting all the basketball world’s problems can be solved by simply boxing out. Imagine the surprise of his critics when, together, he and the Panthers did both.
Pitt Guard Tray Woodall wasn’t pleased with the Panthers effort against Notre Dame earlier this week, and is determined to fix that this Sunday when the team travels to New York to take on Big East opponent St. John’s.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Vander Blue scored 19 points to lead No. 18 Marquette to a 79-69 victory over No. 16 Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Pitt Panthers Head Coach Jamie Dixon joined the Fan Morning Show to recap three straight wins, and look ahead to Marquette on Saturday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Tray Woodall scored 14 points and led a late surge that sent No. 23 Pittsburgh to a 62-52 victory over No. 17 Cincinnati on Saturday, keeping the momentum going for one of the Big East’s hottest teams.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Jim Boeheim, otherwise eloquent in defeat, had no answer for why Jamie Dixon continues to have his team’s number, but Dixon was able to put a finger on it. Ten of them, actually.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — If Pitt wishes to be labeled as something other than an average Big East team come Selection Sunday, it must begin taking advantage of above-average Big East opportunities.
Pitt Shooting Guard Tray Woodall joined Starkey and Miller with Chris Mueller to talk about their play in the Big East so far this year amongst other college hoops topics.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Lamar Patterson scored 17 points, leading Pittsburgh to a 68-64 victory over Providence on Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — We live in a world where Dante Taylor is met with thunderous applause for something he did on the offensive end. So is it finally safe to say this season will be different for the Panthers?
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Durand Johnson and Trey Zeigler each scored 13 points points to lead Pittsburgh to a 58-43 win over Villanova on Wednesday night.