Dixon not interested nor a candidate for Maryland job

Jamie Dixon’s people are notorious for leaking his name out there for various head coaching positions (he doesn’t have interest in) but this time around they are not the ones who have been behind the Dixon to Maryland chatter. Sources close to Dixon on Saturday night refuted a report that Dixon met with Maryland AD

Jamie Dixon sets D-1 record for most wins in a coach’s first eight seasons

The Pittsburgh Panthers (No. 5 ESPN/USA Today, No. 4 AP) can put a check mark on their first goal this season. Nasir Robinson scored 18 points and Ashton Gibbs added 16 points Wednesday night as the Panthers overcame a slow start and rolled to a 66-50 victory over South Florida, clinching at least a share

Panthers (14-2, 4-0) put together another impressive road victory

The No. 16 Pittsburgh Panthers put together another impressive road victory Wednesday night, defeating No. 15 Connecticut 67-57. The Panthers (14-2) won for the seventh straight time and improved their record to 4-0 in the Big East. After a nine day layoff between games, following two key road wins against Syracuse and Cincinnati, Pittsburgh didn’t

Jamie Dixon wins Naismith coach of the year award

University of Pittsburgh Mens’ basketball coach Jamie Dixon guided the Panthers to a 31-5 record this season and he is the winner of the Naismith national coach of the year award. The school will hold a 4:00 p.m. newsconference

USC expected to show interest in Jamie Dixon

Jamie Dixon seems to get mentioned for any head coaching vacancy that opens up on the west coast. Dixon didn’t have any interest in Arizona but Southern Cal is expected to show significant interest and it’s being speculated that Dixon will be interested as it would be put him in the L.A. area near his

Coaches pick Pitt to finish 3rd in the Big East

The Pitt Panthers Men‚Äôs basketball team has been picked third in the 2008-09 Big East men’s basketball preseason poll. Connecticut, with nine first-place votes, is the pre-season favorite, followed by Louisville (3 first-place votes). Pitt received three first-place votes, and fourth-place Notre Dame received the other first-place vote. Villinova is picked to finish 5th. West

NCAA: Jamie Dixon to sign extension?

Pitt Men’s Basketball coach Jamie Dixon is expected to sign a three year extension that will keep him under contract through the 2015-2016 season. Dixon entering his 6th season as head coach had led the Panthers to 5 consecutive NCAA tournaments. The Panthers have called a press conference this morning to announce the extension. Post-Gazette