The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
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?
Not only has Pitt been on the mend from a metaphorical stab wound in South Bend, but the Panthers (1-3, 4-5) are heading to Rentschler Field, the scene of a couple of their most ignominious games since Connecticut joined the Big East for football.
(93-7 The FAN) — Pitt QB Tino Sunseri was named Big East Offensive Player of the Week for his 419-yard, 2-touchdown performance against the Huskies.
The Pitt Panthers won their primetime game against UConn 35-20, but they may have lost their best player in the process. Pitt running back Ray Graham appeared to have seriously injured his right leg in the first quarter and was out for the rest of the game.
Wednesday night at Heinz Field, the big news was not the outcome of the game between Pitt and UCONN. The big news was the first quarter injury to the Panthers’ best player.
Panther Head Football Coach Todd Graham joined the Fan Morning Show Thursday to discuss last Saturday’s 26-14 loss to Utah at Heinz Field.
The only thing that could stop Kemba Walker and Connecticut’s amazing run was the final buzzer.
Kemba Walker hit the winning basket on a classic stepback jumper at the buzzer, and No. 21 Connecticut stunned third-ranked Pittsburgh 76-74 in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament on Thursday.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Here’s your daily breakdown of today’s action and a load of pregame links!
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — No. 3 Pitt is fresh off a Big East Conference regular season title and now sets its sights on a conference tournament championship as well.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Monday was a big measuring stick game for both Pitt and UConn, with the Panthers coming out the big winners.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Pitt coach Jamie Dixon along with Brad Wanamaker, Gary McGhee, Ashton Gibbs and Nasir Robinson spoke after the game. Here’s what they had to say.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — No. 6 Pitt remained undefeated against AP top 5 opponents at the Petersen Events Center, beating No. 4 UConn by a score of 78-63.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Join me in a live chat as No. 6 Pitt hosts No. 4 UConn in the Big East opener for both teams.