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O, Canada: Matt Canada’s coaching journey

Matt Canada enters his first year as Pitt's offensive coordinator in 2016.  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

April 20, 2016

It was 5:30 in the morning in 1996. Instead of sleeping, a then 23-year-old Matt Canada was hanging a banner for the Indianapolis 500 on a bridge on 16th Street in the city. He was serving as Butler University’s quarterbacks and wide receivers coach at the time, sometimes doing odd-jobs to supple...

Breaking down the East Region

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

March 15, 2016

In a year full of parity in college basketball, it’s been tough to scope out the elite versus the meek. That remains true in Pitt’s East Region of the NCAA Tournament, as it’s difficult to pick out the contenders in the grouping. There is an array of teams that can make noise in the corner of...

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