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Former Pitt PG Justice Kithcart Transferring to Old Dominion

Former Pitt point guard Justice Kithcart is transferring to Old Dominion University. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

April 10, 2017

Justice Kithcart is the first of the five departing players — not including the four graduating seniors — from last year’s Pitt men’s basketball team to find a new home. Kithcart announced Monday afternoon via Twitter he will be transferring to Old Dominion University, a member of Conference USA. “Moving to the 757 like I’m the answer...

Panic at the Pete: Wise, Johnson’s transfers cause for alarm

Cameron Johnson (23) is the fourth player to transfer from the Pitt men's basketball team since the end of the season. TPN File Photo (2017)

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

April 3, 2017

It started with a harmless announcement March 13. That’s when sophomore guard Crisshawn Clark revealed his intention to transfer from the Pitt men’s basketball team after missing the entire 2016-17 season with a torn MCL and meniscus. Clark could have provided some useful depth for the Panthers if health...

Leading returning scorer Cameron Johnson leaving Pitt

Redshirt sophomore guard Cameron Johnson is transferring from the Pitt men's basketball team. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

April 1, 2017

After having three players transfer in the past three weeks, the Pitt men’s basketball team is now losing its leading returning scorer. Redshirt sophomore guard Cameron Johnson is pursuing his transfer from the university. Johnson’s father Gil confirmed the news to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette early Sat...

Clark, Manigault transfer from basketball team

Pitt basketball Head Coach Kevin Stallings has lost every member of his 2016 recruiting class. Meghan Sunners | Assistant Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 15, 2017

Say goodbye to the Pitt men’s basketball team’s 2016 recruiting class. All three members of the Panthers’ 2016 class are no longer with the team, as true freshman Corey Manigault followed sophomore Crisshawn Clark in announcing his intention to transfer next season. “We wish Corey and Crisshawn the best of luck as they look to continue their college...

Next year will be turning point for Panthers’ program after lost season

Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings will have to turn things around with an almost entirely new roster next season. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 14, 2017

Now that we know the season is over for Pitt’s men’s basketball team — with no postseason appearance and no winning record for the first time in 17 years — one question remains. Where do the Panthers go from here? Some have called for the axing of head coach Kevin Stallings after just one year on...

ICYMI: Spring Break

The Pitt men's basketball team huddles up before a first-round ACC Tournament game vs. Georgia Tech in Brooklyn, New York. John Hamilton | Visual Editor

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 12, 2017

March 3 Wise earns second straight All-ACC Academic selection - Pitt sophomore forward Brenna Wise received her second straight selection to the All-ACC Academic Team after posting a perfect 4.0 GPA in the fall 2016 semester. Wise also led the Panthers in scoring and rebounding for the second year in a ...

Stallings dismisses first-year PG Justice Kithcart from Panthers

Pitt head coach Kevin Stallings dismissed first-year point guard Justice Kithcart from the team Friday morning. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 3, 2017

Pitt men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings dismissed first-year point guard Justice Kithcart from the team Friday morning, according to a Pitt Athletics press release. “It is a privilege to play basketball at the University of Pittsburgh and with that privilege comes the responsibility to conduct...

Artis scores 31 to guide Panthers to 83-73 win over Rice

Pitt senior point guard Jamel Artis drives to the rim in a game against Eastern Michigan. Meghan Sunners | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

December 17, 2016

The Pitt men’s basketball team had a new name atop the scoring sheet Saturday night, but the result was familiar: a hard-fought, back-and-forth victory over a supposedly inferior opponent. The Panthers (9-2) defeated the Rice Owls (8-3) at the Petersen Events Center, 83-73, behind a game-high 31...

Pitt men’s basketball holds off Yale, 75-70

Sophomore guard Cameron Johnson (23) tied for the team lead with 17 points in an 84-79 win against Buffalo. Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

November 22, 2016

Pitt men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings admitted Monday that his team could use a third scoring option to go with seniors Michael Young and Jamel Artis. Sophomore guard Cameron Johnson was that third scoring threat in Pitt’s win over Yale on Tuesday, providing Young and Artis with just...

Pitt men’s basketball adds three in early signing period

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

November 18, 2015

With the early recruit signing period coming to a close, the Pitt men’s basketball team announced the three newest members of the Panther Hoops program. A University release announced that Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon signed three out-of-state recruits —Justice Kithcart, Crisshawn Clark and Corey Manig...

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