DeJuan Blair named first team All-American

 

Pitt Panthers power forward DeJuan Blair has been named first team All-American this afternoon by the United States Basketball Writers Association. Blair Co-Big East Player of the Year, averaged 15.6 points per game and 12.2 rebounds per game for the 28-4 Pitt Panthers who earned their first #1 seed in school history. No Pitt player had made the first team since Billy Knight in 1974.

Pitt enters the Top 5

 

The Pittsburgh Panthers (4-0) Men’s basketball team has jumped two spots to #4. The Big East now has¬†three teams in the top 5 Top 5 1. North Carolina (3-0) 2. Connecticut (4-0) 3. Louisville (2-0) 4. Pittsburgh (4-0) 5. Duke (6-0) Click here for the rest of the top 25