Pitt ousted from NCAA Tournament with 73-55 loss to Wichita State

WICHITA STATE 73 – PITTSBURGH 55 The Pitt Panthers are one and done in the NCAA Tournament and this one wasn’t even close. Pitt shot 35% from the field and 5.9% (1-17) from three point range, losing to Wichita State, 73-55 on Thursday afternoon at the EnergySolutions Arena. The NCAA Tournament is all about guard


Notre Dame 15 – Pittsburgh 12 Low Octane Panthers: The Panthers for the second straight week were unable to close out a winnable game and head into Big East Play, 2-2 and on a two game losing streak.  Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees Rees rebounded from a horrible start to lead the Irish to a

WVU picked to win the Big East

Even with new head coaches at the helm, WVU and Pitt have been selected to finish No. 1 and No. 2 in the Big East Conference. The Mountaineers today have been picked a strong favorite, receiving 21 of 24 first place votes, for a total 188 points. Pitt came in at No. 2, receiving two

Thursday’s Early Games Previews/Picks: NCAA Tournament Underway

NCAA TOURNAMENT: THURSDAY’S ACTION EARLY GAMES No. 5 West Virginia (20-11) vs No. 12 Clemson (22-11) Time: 12:15 p.m. | Where: St. Pete Times, Forum, Tampa Bay, FL Analysis: Clemson and West Virginia kickoff the NCAA Tournament at 12:15 p.m. this afternoon. Clemson is one of the hottest teams nobody is talking about, winning 5

Pitt Hoops: Duke No. 1; Panthers move up to No. 3 in AP Poll

The Duke Blue Devils are the unanimous No. 1 choice in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll. The Blue Devils received all 65 first-place votes from the national media panel Monday. Ohio State is No.2, followed by the 7-0 Pittsburgh Panthers who have moved up in today’s poll to No. 3. Kansas is 4th and

Pitt Hoops recruiting: Pitt lands 16th ranked Center

From Mike Vukovcan’s blog over at KDKA.com Scout.com was the first to report that Jamie Dixon and Pitt have landed a center for their Class of 2011. Malcolm Gilbert, the 16th-ranked center according to Scout.com gave Pitt a verbal commitment tonight. Gilbert joins a very talented recruiting class that includes Jaylen Bond (19th-ranked PF), PG

Panthers receive verbal committment from 4-star recruit Jameel Poteat

The Pitt Panthers football team today received a verbal commitment from 4-star running back Jameel Poteat (Harrisburg, Pa./Bishop McDevitt). The 5-foot-11, 200-pounder rushed for 1,664 yards and scored 24 times, while leading Bishop McDevitt to a 12-1 record during his junior season. Landing a verbal commitment from Poteat is viewed as a major win for