Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.
We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?
Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades.
Anthony Gill scored 17 points to help No. 1 seed Virginia pull away late and beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament.
A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.
Anthony Gill hit two free throws with 8.5 seconds left to help No. 6 Virginia hold off Pittsburgh 51-48 in Saturday’s semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Pitt Assistant Coach Brandin Knight joined Starkey and Mueller to discuss how the Panthers plan on bouncing back from their loss to Duke.
Electricity demand has spiked across central and eastern states hit by severe cold, and power grid authorities are asking people to conserve energy when possible.
Volunteers from a local group jumped into action this weekend to save nearly three dozen dogs from a shelter in Virginia.
A plane carrying 30 special passengers landed in Pittsburgh Saturday night, and they’re all headed to new homes.
Consol Energy — formerly Consolidation Coal Company — is getting out of the domestic coal business, at least in West Virginia.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — An off week for the Panthers (2-1, 3-1) could not come at a better time for redshirt senior quarterback Tom Savage, who left Saturday’s Homecoming contest with Virginia (0-1, 2-2) in the fourth quarter with concussion-like symptoms.
Pitt turned a pair of early Virginia turnovers into touchdowns and the Panther defense did the rest in a 14-3 victory on Saturday.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — If Pitt (1-1, 2-1) senior quarterback Tom Savage can even remotely emulate his performance at Wallace-Wade Stadium last weekend, the only award he won’t win when Virginia (2-1) visits Heinz Field Saturday at 12:30 on The Fan is homecoming king.
Pitt’s inaugural season will feature some big named college basketball programs, including both Duke and North Carolina.