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Pitt down and out after loss

Pitt down and out after loss

2012-03-08 01:21:00

The finality of a season gone badly wrong hit the Panthers hard in the moments after Georgetown ended any hopes of a miracle run Wednesday a


Temple added to Pitt's schedule

2012-03-08 00:01:00

Pitt completed its 2012 football schedule Wednesday but needed some help from the Big East in order to do so.


UConn drops WVU in OT

2012-03-08 00:00:00

Connecticut kept a great story going. West Virginia closed a chapter of its basketball history.


Pitt finalizes 2012 football schedule

2012-03-07 20:06:00

Pitt completed its 2012 football schedule Wednesday but needed some help from the Big East in order to do so.


Georgetown bounces Pitt out of Big East Tourney

2012-03-07 20:03:00

NEW YORK -- No. 5 seed Georgetown beat No. 13 seed Pitt, 64-52, in the second round of the Big East tournament this afternoon at Madison Squ


Pitt seniors have their day at last

Pitt seniors have their day at last

2012-03-07 10:36:00

Nasir Robinson signaled for the alley-oop pass from Tray Woodall, and he wasn't about to let his point guard down. So Pitt's 6-foot-5 power


UConn women snare fifth Big East title in row

2012-03-07 00:00:00

Connecticut has been the dominant women's college basketball program for nearly two decades, but Tuesday night the Huskies found themselves


Connecticut travels familiar path in win

2012-03-07 00:00:00

Connecticut's start to the 2012 Big East tournament looked a lot like the way the Huskies began last year's incredible run that ended with a


Collier: Panthers don't stop believing

2012-03-06 20:47:00

NEW YORK -- Given the lingering malaise of a dreary basketball winter at both Pitt and St. John's, few were buying the whole ramp-up notion


Pitt beats St. John's in first round of Big East tourney

2012-03-06 17:11:00

Seniors Ashton Gibbs and Nasir Robinson, who had not won a conference tournament game in their first three seasons, led the way.


Panthers' N.Y. strut lost some of luster

2012-03-06 05:49:00

The routine appeared to be business as usual for early March. But something felt different. There was no swagger.


Syracuse falls under NCAA scrutiny

2012-03-06 00:00:00

Syracuse announced Monday that the NCAA was investigating its men's basketball program after Yahoo! Sports reported that at least 10 former


Mountaineers crumble

Mountaineers crumble

2012-03-06 00:00:00

West Virginia upset Notre Dame in February, so the Mountaineers knew they would absorb the Irish's best shot when the two teams met again Mo


VCU returns to dance

2012-03-06 00:00:00

Darius Theus had a career-high 16 points and five steals and Troy Daniels made four huge free throws in the final 19 seconds, allowing VCU t


Panthers enter from backdoor at Big East

2012-03-05 05:32:00

No. 13 seed Pitt will play No. 12 St. John's at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Madison Square Garden in the opening round of the Big East tournament.


WVU women advance to Big East semifinal

2012-03-04 14:58:00

The motto of one-and-done tournament basketball for every team is "survive and advance," and the West Virginia women did exactly that this a


2nd-half rally falls shy again for Pitt

2nd-half rally falls shy again for Pitt

2012-03-04 07:11:00

A play here and a play there, and Pitt could have been victorious Saturday afternoon in the regular-season finale at Connecticut.


Pitt sprinter Spratling full of surprises

Pitt sprinter Spratling full of surprises

2012-03-04 00:01:00

Taken out of context, the following comments about Pitt sophomore sprinter Brycen Spratling are not likely to be highlighted on his bio.


Connecticut defeats Pitt, 74-65

Connecticut defeats Pitt, 74-65

2012-03-03 15:20:00

Connecticut defeated Pitt, 74-65, this afternoon in the regular-season finale at Gampel Pavilion.


It's in, it's out, and it's over: Pitt women fall to South Florida in Big East tournament

2012-03-03 00:00:00

The 16th-seeded Pitt women's basketball team looked every bit like the team that was winless in the Big East Conference's regular season as


Stakes a lot different for Pitt, UConn

2012-03-03 00:00:00

When Pitt and Connecticut have met in recent seasons, the stakes always have been high.


Pitt women bow out of Big East Tournament

2012-03-02 17:03:00

HARTFORD, Ct. -- The Pitt women's basketball team battled back from 21 points down against South Florida this afternoon but their comeback


Turnovers a pressing matter for Pitt basketball

Turnovers a pressing matter for Pitt basketball

2012-03-02 00:01:00

Pitt coach Jamie Dixon likes the direction his team is going defensively. And based on the performance Wednesday night against St. John's, i


Big East tournament starts new season for Pitt women

2012-03-02 00:00:00

It is a new season for the Pitt women's basketball team, at least that is the way Panthers coach Agnus Berenato chooses to view the Big East


A ray of hope: Panthers win home finale against St. John's

A ray of hope: Panthers win home finale against St. John's

2012-03-01 00:01:00

With the regular season down to one game and the Big East Conference tournament five days away, Pitt coach Jamie Dixon gave the Panthers fan


Nasir Robinson: the pain of a draining season

Nasir Robinson: the pain of a draining season

2012-02-29 10:36:00

Pitt forward Nasir Robinson has been to the doctor more times than he has celebrated victories this season. That's never the recipe for a pr


Pitt lands 6-5 guard from N.J.

2012-02-29 00:01:00

High school senior Chris Jones gave Pitt coach Jamie Dixon a verbal commitment Monday night.


Bryant and Jones end home careers

Bryant and Jones end home careers

2012-02-29 00:00:00

Seniors Darryl "Truck" Bryant and Kevin Jones closed out their West Virginia home careers in grand style Tuesday night as the Mountaineers d


Pitt's Chryst rounds out staff

2012-02-27 13:59:00

Pitt football coach Paul Chryst completed his coaching hires today by announcing the additions of Desmond Robinson as running backs coach an


Unwise choices lead to Pitt defeat at Louisville

2012-02-27 00:00:00

Pitt coach Jamie Dixon likely is wishing he had conserved his timeouts Sunday against Louisville.


Louisville hands Pitt fifth loss in a row, 57-54

2012-02-26 17:19:00

It was the fifth consecutive loss for the Panthers, who fell to 4-12 in Big East play.


Pitt: Goal is five wins in five days

2012-02-26 00:01:00

In a little more than a week, Pitt coach Jamie Dixon is going to try to catch lightning in a bottle at the Big East Tournament.


Big East roundup: St. John's halts Irish streak

Big East roundup: St. John's halts Irish streak

2012-02-26 00:00:00

St. John's got to see how the other half lives beyond the 3-point line.


Recruit Report: Pitt recruit able to avoid knee surgery

2012-02-24 00:01:00

Trenton Coles is hoping to be healthy enough to play football at Pitt in the fall.


Bollinger likely Chryst's next hire at Pitt

2012-02-23 00:01:00

New Pitt football coach Paul Chryst has two openings on his coaching staff due to recent defections.


South Xtra: Lebo grad deals with injury from Irish bench

2012-02-23 00:00:00

Watching a basketball game from the bench is not a situation, Madison Cable is particularly used to.


Ex-Pitt coordinator joins WVU staff

2012-02-22 17:25:00

Former Pitt defensive coordinator and interim coach Keith Patterson was hired to join the defensive staff at West Virginia today. His specif


Kansas State delivers

2012-02-22 00:00:00

Rodney McGruder scored 24 points and Kansas State upset No. 3 Missouri, 78-68, the Wildcats' second win this season against the Tigers.


Pitt football coach Chryst makes it clear offense will fit players

2012-02-22 00:00:00

Pitt football coach Paul Chryst met with the media Tuesday to discuss a variety of topics ranging from coaching changes and recruiting to ho


Panthers caught in Huskies' vise / Connecticut 86, Pitt 37

Panthers caught in Huskies' vise / Connecticut 86, Pitt 37

2012-02-22 00:00:00

There are plenty of statistical ways to show just how dominant the Connecticut women's basketball team has been over the past two decades, b


UConn women crush Pitt, 86-37

2012-02-21 21:26:00

When the Connecticut women's basketball team gets together with Pitt in recent years the final score has generally been the same - a lot of


Pitt coach meets the press

2012-02-21 18:25:00

Pitt football coach Paul Chryst met with the media Tuesday to discuss a variety of topics ranging from coaching changes and recruiting to ho


Pitt's season ranks as most disappointing

Pitt's season ranks as most disappointing

2012-02-21 00:01:00

Is Pitt the most disappointing team in college basketball this season? A perfectly reasonable question, given how the season has unfolded, a


Panthers women hoping timing is right vs. UConn

2012-02-21 00:01:00

There is never really a good time to play Connecticut, but Pitt coach Agnus Berenato is pretty sure the timing for her team to play the Husk


Offensive struggles continue in loss

Offensive struggles continue in loss

2012-02-20 00:46:00

As far as senior days go, Ashton Gibbs could not have imagined one worse than Sunday night. Pitt's leading scorer was held to a season-low t


Panthers fall to South Florida, 56-47

2012-02-19 21:40:00

Sophomore forward J.J. Moore's career high 21 points weren't enough for Pitt to snap its losing streak. South Florida spoiled senior day at


Big East Roundup: Louisville rallies to down DePaul

2012-02-19 00:30:00

Louisville worked its way back Saturday, refusing to panic or wilt.


Sports News Briefs: Chryst forced to replace another coach at Pitt

2012-02-19 00:26:00

For the second time in two weeks, Pitt football coach Paul Chryst has to replace an assistant.


Pitt Basketball: Tray Woodall is a brand name in a knockoff world

Pitt Basketball: Tray Woodall is a brand name in a knockoff world

2012-02-19 00:01:00

Basketball and two street-savvy guardian angels are the reason Pitt's point guard is known today for who he is and not who he was


Bostad bolts as Pitt assistant for NFL job

2012-02-18 14:00:00

For the second time in two weeks, first-year Pitt football coach Paul Chryst has to replace an assistant coach.


Pitt captures third Eastern Wrestling League crown in a row

2012-02-18 00:00:00

Members of Pitt's wrestling team will be getting another piece of jewelry for their collection.


Pitt's Gibbs still able to salute career

2012-02-18 00:00:00

A year ago on senior day at Petersen Events Center, Brad Wanamaker, Gilbert Brown and Gary McGhee were honored.


Thursday's Backyard Brawl may have been the last

Thursday's Backyard Brawl may have been the last

2012-02-17 10:24:00

For some, Thursday's night basketball game between Pitt and West Virginia -- the 184th between them -- was the Backyard Bawl.


West Virginia storms past Pitt in second half

West Virginia storms past Pitt in second half

2012-02-17 00:33:00

With the Backyard Brawl on hiatus -- at least temporarily -- fans, students and analysts alike are taking time to reflect on the


Pitt wrestling: Surging Panthers face rival Edinboro

2012-02-17 00:00:00

The Pitt wrestling team will put three streaks on the line at 7 p.m. today against Edinboro at Fitzgerald Field House.


WVU defeats Pitt, 66-48

2012-02-16 23:15:00

The West Virginia Mountaineers will take bragging rights in the Backyard Brawl with them to the Big 12 Conference.


Adjustments difficult for Pitt reserves

2012-02-16 00:01:00

John Johnson and Cameron Wright are searching for some long-lost magic in their games.


Series finale vs. WVU?

2012-02-15 00:01:00

Fans attending the West Virginia-Pitt game Thursday night at Petersen Events Center might want to hang onto their game programs.


2 holes in Pitt's football schedule

2012-02-15 00:01:00

Pitt now has two holes in its 2012 football schedule to fill as the Big East officially settled its dispute with West Virginia and cleared t


TCU tops No. 11 UNLV

2012-02-15 00:01:00

Hank Thorns scored eight of his 32 points in overtime for TCU, which overcame an 18-point deficit after halftime for a 102-97 Mountain West


Turnovers foil upset / Louisville 71, Pitt 66

2012-02-15 00:00:00

By any measure, it has been a rough season for the Pitt women's basketball team.


Pitt women lose a heartbreaker to No. 19 Louisville

2012-02-14 21:23:00

The Pitt women's basketball team dropped its 11th consecutive game tonight but the Panthers did not go down without a fight and clearly pus


Pitt basketball finds out how bottom half lives

Pitt basketball finds out how bottom half lives

2012-02-14 00:00:00

After a decade of success unmatched by any of its peers in the Big East Conference, Pitt is getting a taste of how the other half lives.


No. 12 Georgetown holds off St. John's

2012-02-13 00:00:00

Double digits. Georgetown freshman Greg Whittington got there for the first time.


Stretch of futility proves costly

Stretch of futility proves costly

2012-02-13 00:00:00

A victory the Pitt Panthers had to have Sunday afternoon at Seton Hall was almost in the bag, but an eight-minute stretch of futility led to


Late rally carries Seton Hall past Pitt, 73-66

Late rally carries Seton Hall past Pitt, 73-66

2012-02-12 14:46:00

NEWARK, N.J. -- Seton Hall defeated Pitt, 73-66, this afternoon at the Prudential Center.


Thieving Pirates pose major obstacle today

2012-02-12 00:00:00

It has been an overlooked part of Pitt's success for years.


Orange outlasts UConn

2012-02-12 00:00:00

This time, Scoop Jardine was ready when Syracuse was tested by a heated rival.


Charges dismissed against ex-Pitt coach Haywood

Charges dismissed against ex-Pitt coach Haywood

2012-02-11 00:00:00

An Indiana judge has dismissed a domestic battery charge against former Notre Dame offensive coordinator Michael Haywood, who served


Woodall taking blame for Pitt loss to USF

Woodall taking blame for Pitt loss to USF

2012-02-11 00:00:00

Pitt point guard Tray Woodall is taking the blame for the team's poor performance in the loss Wednesday night at South Florida.


Connecticut ineligible for 2013 NCAA tournament

2012-02-11 00:00:00

The NCAA turned down the University of Connecticut's request for a waiver that would allow its men's basketball team to play in the 2013


Syracuse slander suit loses ruling in N.Y.

2012-02-11 00:00:00

Salacious claims about the wife of an assistant Syracuse men's basketball coach who was fired after claims that he molested boys have no


Pitt's Berenato is safe for now despite dreadful season

Pitt's Berenato is safe for now despite dreadful season

2012-02-10 13:42:00

The Pitt women's basketball team is the youngest in Division I, so it is a not a surprise to many people around the program -- including coa


Recruit Report: 'Experts' rate Pitt, PSU classes so-so

2012-02-10 00:00:00

Mediocre. That seems to be the word used most often to describe this year's football recruiting classes of Pitt and Penn State.


Pitt's Berenato is safe for now despite dreadful season

Pitt's Berenato is safe for now despite dreadful season

2012-02-10 00:00:00

The Pitt women's basketball team is the youngest in Division I, so it is a not a surprise to many people around the program -- including


Pitt's offensive woes make an ugly return

Pitt's offensive woes make an ugly return

2012-02-10 00:00:00

Pitt's offensive issues might not have been cured with the return of point guard Tray Woodall after all.


South Florida defense stifles Pitt from start as NCAA hopes take hit

South Florida defense stifles Pitt from start as NCAA hopes take hit

2012-02-09 00:00:00

Pitt coach Jamie Dixon knew dealing with South Florida's size would be a challenge for his team.


Pederson: Pitt seeking quicker exit from Big East

Pederson: Pitt seeking quicker exit from Big East

2012-02-09 00:00:00

West Virginia has, according to reports, reached a settlement with the Big East to get the conference's contractual 27-month waiting period


Big East roster adds Memphis

Big East roster adds Memphis

2012-02-09 00:00:00

The Big East has acquired all the pieces to build a coast-to-coast conference. Putting them together will take a while.


Orange survive rival Hoyas run with OT victory

2012-02-09 00:00:00

Kris Joseph scored a career-high 29 points, hitting a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute of overtime, and No.


UConn wants to impose own penalties

2012-02-09 00:00:00

The University of Connecticut has proposed reducing the number of games it will play next season if the NCAA grants a waiver to allow the


Kentucky aces test by Florida

Kentucky aces test by Florida

2012-02-08 00:00:00

Freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 13 points and 13 rebounds and top-ranked Kentucky easily passed its toughest Southeastern Conference


Road is full of potholes for Panthers

2012-02-08 00:00:00

Winning on the road in the Big East is a tough task.


Memphis to join Big East

2012-02-08 00:00:00

Memphis is the latest school to sign up for a spot in the new Big East.


Pitt's streak snapped by South Florida

2012-02-08 00:00:00

TAMPA, Fla. -- South Florida snapped Pitt's four-game winning streak by beating the Panthers, 63-51, tonight at Tampa Times Forum.


Taylor, Panthers need good inside job

Taylor, Panthers need good inside job

2012-02-07 00:00:00

Dante Taylor's career has not turned out the way he envisioned, and his detractors can argue when he finally bottomed out.


No. 24 Louisville rolls past UConn

2012-02-07 00:00:00

Gorgui Dieng returned from a sprained right ankle to score 15 points and freshman Chane Behanan added 12 rebounds as No.


Dutch skate race planned

2012-02-07 00:00:00

While sports events across Europe fall victim to the deep freeze, the Dutch are welcoming the drop in temperatures, hoping that the revered


Woodall shines again in victory

Woodall shines again in victory

2012-02-06 00:00:00

Tray Woodall keeps getting better, and Pitt keeps on winning.


Big East Roundup: WVU wins in overtime

2012-02-06 00:00:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Darryl Bryant's 3-pointer with just over a second left in overtime gave West Virginia an 87-84 victory Sunday against


Pitt loses RB coach to Wisconsin

2012-02-06 00:00:00

Pitt running backs coach Eddie Faulkner has resigned and will become the tight ends coach at Wisconsin.


Villanova game critical for Pitt comeback

2012-02-05 00:00:00

Victories against Georgetown and West Virginia have rejuvenated Pitt's hopes of bucking the odds and making the NCAA tournament after the


Pitt wins fourth consecutive game with 79-70 victory against Villanova

2012-02-05 00:00:00

Tray Woodall scored a career high 29 points and Ashton Gibbs added 24 to lead Pitt to a 79-70 victory against Villanova this afternoon at


Pitt Basketball: ACC places Panthers, Syracuse

2012-02-04 00:00:00

Pitt fans can get ready for a basketball rivalry with Maryland and a renewal of the old Big East Conference football rivalries with


Pitt basketball: Big East's haul for NCAA berths on thin side

2012-02-03 00:00:00

Pitt coach Jamie Dixon had been fond of saying the past few years that the Big East Conference was the best conference in college


ACC plugs Pitt, Syracuse into scheduling plans

2012-02-03 00:00:00

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced scheduling formats which will be used when Pitt and Syracuse join the conference.


Hoyas defense stymies UConn

Hoyas defense stymies UConn

2012-02-02 00:00:00

Hollis Thompson regained his shooting touch with 18 points, and No.


16 recruits 'a good fit' for Pitt and new head coach Chryst

16 recruits 'a good fit' for Pitt and new head coach Chryst

2012-02-02 00:00:00

His first game is still seven months away, but Pitt coach Paul Chryst cleared his first major hurdle Wednesday when 16 high school seniors


'Bama, Saban keep coming out on top

2012-02-02 00:00:00

Alabama's recruiting is going the same way as the team's fortunes on the field. The Crimson Tide keeps ending up No. 1.


Pitt hires defensive line coach from UCLA

2012-02-01 02:04:00

New Pitt coach Paul Chryst hired Inoke Breckterfield as defensive line coach, the university announced Tuesday. He previously worked as defe


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