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Men’s basketball hires Sam Ferry as assistant coach

Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings is retooling his team after several transfers to start the offseason. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor

April 26, 2017

Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings finalized his coaching staff for the upcoming season with the addition of Sam Ferry as an assistant coach. Ferry will replace former Pitt assistant Jeremy Ballard, who left in March to become the associate head coach at Virginia Commonwealth University. Stallings and Ferry previously worked together at Vanderbilt, where Ferry was ...

Pitt assistant Jeremy Ballard leaving to become associate head coach at VCU

Pitt men's basketball assistant coach Jeremy Ballard (right) is leaving to take an associate head coach position at VCU. Meghan Sunners | Visual Editor

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

March 30, 2017

Pitt confirmed Thursday that assistant coach Jeremy Ballard is set to leave the Panthers to become an associate head coach at Virginia Commonwealth University next year. After dealing with three other departures from the Pitt basketball program in the last two weeks, Pitt head coach Kevin Stalli...

Stallings winning fans over with strong string of moves

Coach Stallings speaks at his introductory press conference.  Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

By Jeremy Tepper / Senior Staff Writer

April 18, 2016

Kevin Stallings might not be who I thought he was. I thought he had peaked and certainly wasn’t fit to replace Jamie Dixon as the new Pitt men’s basketball head coach. Plus, with his seemingly testy personality, I thought he’d lose players to transfers. The first month of the Stallings era, though...

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