Benz: Pitt Football Program gets a Reality Check

PITT FOOTBALL PROGRAM GETS A REALITY CHECK The coach lost his cool. The players lost the football game. And the program lost its momentum. That’s what happened to Pitt on Thursday night. Although I guess it’s hard to say “momentum” with a straight face after that many Pitt fans successfully pulled off Halloween costumes as

Narduzzi embracing a QB Controversy

TAKEAWAY’S FROM PITT’S 24-7 WIN Chad Voytik making his 15th consecutive start for the Panthers didn’t get to finish the game as the Panthers starter. With the Panthers trailing 7-3, head coach Pat Narduzzi turned to Nate Peterman with 2:35 left in the second quarter and Peterman ran with the opportunity from there. Peterman led

Conner out for Season

Junior star running back James Conner is out for the season with a torn MCL, head coach Pat Narduzzi said today. [hide] Conner was injured during the second quarter of Pitt’s 45-37 win over Youngstown State. Initially thought to be less severe, further testing and evaluation on Sunday revealed the MCL tear. The news is

Redshirt freshman Qadree Ollison has monster day

PITT – YOUNGSTOWN STATE ANALYSIS PITTSBURGH — The University of Pittsburgh might have won the battle against Youngstown State, barely, 45-37 Saturday at Heinz Field, but it lost the war when star running back James Conner injured his right knee late in the first half. Conner tallied 77 yards on eight carries and scored two

Pitt’s rough week continues, Adams heading to the NBA

Just a day after Rushel Shell filed his transfer papers and is leaving the Pitt football program, the basketball program is seeing a prominent player leave. 7-footer Steven Adams has informed Pitt basketball coach Jamie Dixon that he is turning pro entering the NBA draft and will be hiring an agent. Adams told reporters last

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