Pitt defensive end Jabaal Sheard suspended indefinitely

Pitt Panthers senior starting defensive end Jabaal Sheard has been suspended indefinitely, the school announced Sunday evening. Sheard was involved in an altercation in the Southside early Sunday morning and was arrested and charged with various misdemeanor and summary offenses. “We are in the midst of gathering information on a weekend incident involving Jabaal Sheard,”

NCAA: Hofstra seeks permission to speak to Pitt’s Tom Herrion

University of Pittsburgh Mens’ basketball assistant coach Tom Herrion is on the radar of Hofstra University, according to sources in the Pitt program. According to sources, Hofstra AD Jack Hayes is seeking permission to speak to Tom Herrion about Hofstra’s head coaching position. An interview could happen by the end of the week. Herrion joined

NCAA: IUP’s Joe Lombardi on RMU’s radar? Jamie Dixon buzz

College Basketball Coaching buzz Andy Katz of ESPN is reporting that Oregon is shooting large by going after Gonzaga’s Mark Few, Pitt’s Jamie Dixon and Florida’s Billy Donovan. Oregon officials have approached Dixon through back channels to gauge interest, according to a source in the Pitt program, but Dixon has expressed zero interest in Oregon

Consistency from Gilbert Brown a key to Pitt advancing to the Round of 16

Brown stars in First Round win Unlike some of their Big East rivals, the No. 3 Pittsburgh Panthers took care of business in their first round matchup with No. 14 Oakland. The Panthers shook off a slow start to rout No. 14 seed Oakland 89-66 in the West Regional. Jermaine Dixon and Gilbert Brown led

NCAA Tournament: WVU earns a No. 2 seed, Pitt No. 3 seed

The Pittsburgh Panthers (24-8) have earned a No. 3 seed out of the West Region. The Panthers will head to Milwaukee to begin the tournament and face Summit League champion Oakland (26-8). The Panthers begin play on Friday and would face the winner of No. 6 Xavier vs. No. 11 Minnesota. The No. 1 seed

No. 6 West Virginia routs No. 21 Pittsburgh 70-51

West Virginia 70 РPittsburgh 51 Da’Sean Butler scored 18 points and Devin Ebanks added a game-high 16 rebounds to lead No. 6 West Virginia (18-3) to a 70-51 victory over No. 21 Pittsburgh (16-6) Wednesday night at the WVU Coliseum in what was the 179th Backyard Brawl. Pittsburgh shot a woeful 30 percent from

Scouting Report: No. 17 Pittsburgh @ No. 6 West Virginia; Dixon expected to play

By Dale Grdnic PITTSBURGH — The Pitt men’s basketball team could get a boost for its game against No. 6 West Virginia Wednesday night at 7 at the Coliseum in Morgantown, W.Va., as senior guard Jermaine Dixon is expected to return after a one-game absence. Jermaine Dixon practiced Tuesday, the first time since he sprained

Coaches Poll: Pitt falls to No. 21; WVU moves up to No. 6

The Pittsburgh Panthers (16-5) took a plunge in the coaches poll for the second straight week. Pitt fell four spots to No. 21 after a 1-1 week, defeating St. John’s 63-53 (1/28), and losing to South Florida 70-61 (1/31) Sunday afternoon on the road. Meanwhile, West Virginia continues their climb in the top 10 and