Panther Hollow: Bench Driving Pitt Closer To Poll PositionPITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) -- Bleat all you want about the infirmity of their non-conference schedule, but the Panthers continue to gather national attention, and it's because they taught one of the locals a lesson on Saturday.
Panther Hollow: 5 Questions For 2012-13 Men's BasketballAn influx of promising, albeit unproven, talent, could help provide that wake-up call. It has already re-energized the fan base. But how far can these Panthers prowl?
4-1-Zoo: Panther ReactionChris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt snapped a five-game losing streak Wednesday night with an 89-69 stomping on St. John's.
Pitt Snaps Losing Streak, Slams St. John's 89-69(93-7 The FAN) — Pitt used its final home game of the season to snap a five-game losing streak and usher out seniors Ashton Gibbs and Nasir Robinson with a win, as the Panthers defeated St. John's Wednesday night, 89-69.
Pitt Basketball News & Notes(93-7 The FAN) — Pitt basketball coach Jamie Dixon said Monday that junior power forward Dante Taylor injured his back in practice and was unable to return.
Syracuse Beats Pitt, 71-63(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.
4-1-Zoo: Panther ReactionChris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Pitt coach Jamie Dixon, along with Taylor and Moore, spoke to the media after the game. Here's what they all had to say.
Pitt Slams St. Francis, 71-47(93-7 The FAN) — No. 15 Pitt jumped out to a 27-4 lead in the game's opening 13 minutes, leaving little to worry that the Panthers could lose their first game ever to a Northeast Conference opponent (70-0 all time) as they cruised to a 71-47 win.
Few Surprises In City GameAmong the things the University of Pittsburgh Panthers (6-1) did well their 80-69 win over the Duquesne Dukes (4-3) in last night’s City Game, two of them in a back-to-back sequence were agreed by all parties involved to be the dagger that would be the one that killed. The piercing of the skin was the already known and glaring disadvantage for Duquesne, a rebound, and the shove into the gut was an uncontested three.
4-1-Zoo: Welcome Back, Dante TaylorChris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Taylor showed everyone that he has aspirations of never giving that starting job back.
Pitt Wins City Game, 80-69(93-7 The FAN) — Ashton Gibbs scored 18 points and No. 17 Pittsburgh downed crosstown rival Duquesne 80-69 on Wednesday night in the annual City Game.