The much-anticipated debut of the Pat Narduzzi era at Pitt finally has a start time.
Marcus Keene and Bobby Hain had 24 points apiece to lead Youngstown State over Robert Morris 89-81 on Tuesday.
As radio analyst Pat Bostick once contended, some of the most significant progress you’ll see from a successful team takes place from game one to game two, which is something I can’t recall happening since the year Cincinnati stole that aforementioned BCS berth from under the Panthers’ collective nose.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Despite a 31-17 upset at the hands of Youngstown State in last Saturday’s season opener, senior quarterback Tino Sunseri sees positives on which Pitt’s offense can build entering Thursday’s Big East lid-lifter in Cincinnati.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Some players discussed the need to put foresight above hindsight after Pitt was upset by Youngstown State, 31-17, at Heinz Field Saturday, and head coach Paul Chryst said in his weekly press conference he expects tangible progress to be made between game one and game two, Thursday’s Big East opener against Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — A team coming off such a disappointing performance needs leadership from its seniors, and after Pitt was upset by Youngstown State, 31-17, in its 2012 season opener at Heinz Field Saturday night, three of them stressed the importance of learning from this loss entering next week’s conference lid-lifter in Cincinnati.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — A year ago there might have been a different scapegoat for such a humbling loss. But as Youngstown State spoiled Paul Chryst’s debut as head coach with a 31-17 win over Pitt at Heinz Field Saturday night, it was the defense, not the offense, that let down the Panthers most.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kurt Hess passed for 154 yards and two touchdowns as Youngstown State of the Football Championship Subdivision spoiled Paul Chryst’s debut as Pitt’s coach in a 31-17 upset on Saturday night in the season opener for both schools.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Redshirt freshman defensive back Lafayette Pitts is one of a number of young Panthers ready to contribute to a defense that already boasted strong leadership.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — New head coach Paul Chryst brings a respectable resume to Pitt, but the last time he was actually down on the field to coach a regular season football game, it was for a team that doesn’t exist anymore.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Redshirt junior wide receiver Devin Street, undeterred by a sprained MCL that sidelined him early in training camp, will be ready for action when Pitt opens the 2012 season against Youngstown State at Heinz Field Saturday.
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You may not see them on Saturday afternoons in “Wide World of Sports,” or at ungodly hours on ESPN2, but you might have seen a few of the strongest young men in Beaver County fought for the title of best strongman in Monaca, PA recently.
(UPDATED 07/25/11) In a charity event recently previewed on KDKA-TV, three Beaver County youths ruled the competition, as they and other budding bodybuilders from western Pennsylvania flexed their muscles for a good cause.