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Panthers open season — again — with 84-43 win over St. Joseph’s (Indiana)

Michael Young drives for a layup in Tuesday night's game against St. Joseph's (Indiana).  Meghan Sunners | Senior Staff Photographer
November 18, 2015

With a pristine, safe hardwood court under its feet, the Pitt men’s basketball team officially opened its season, avoiding a slipup Tuesday evening. After officials cancelled Pitt’s original season...

Pitt cruises to 80-50 victory over Gannon in exhibition

Alonzo Nelson-Ododa attempts a close range shot. 
Heather Tennant | Staff Photographer
November 6, 2015

It might not have counted, but the Pitt men’s basketball team surged on Friday night. With the season opener against Gonzaga approaching next week, the Panthers took the court for their first and...

Rotation questions need resolutions prior to opening of season for mens, women’s basketball

Alonzo-Nelson Ododa goes up for the shot.  Wenhao Wu | Staff Photographer
November 4, 2015

As leaves fall and the air chills, the attention of Pitt fans shifts from the resurgent Panther football team to the promising campaigns of the Pitt men’s and women’s basketball teams. Hitting the...

June 17 News and Notes: Catching up on Pitt sports from the past week

June 17 News and Notes: Catching up on Pitt sports from the past week
June 16, 2015

BOYD CHARGED: The Jefferson Hills District Court officially chargedPitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd with driving under the influence and other summary offenses following a Friday morning incident. According...

Trio of new bigs will be key for a Pitt basketball turnaround year

Trio of new bigs will be key for a Pitt basketball turnaround year
May 26, 2015

After a 2014-2015 season in which the Pitt men’s basketball team struggled to establish a strong presence in the paint, head coach Jamie Dixon is making a big gamble heading into the upcoming season.With...

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