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Coach Narduzzi is the highest-paid non-officer employee at Pitt.

Pitt releases list of 25 highest-paid non-officer employees

By Jon Moss, News Editor June 4, 2019
Pitt released a list of its 25 highest-paid non-officer employees for fiscal year 2018, with Patrick Narduzzi, the men’s football coach, topping out at more than $3 million.
First-year guard Parker Stewart became the first Pitt player to request his release from the program following the firing of head coach Kevin Stallings.

Parker Stewart announces decision to transfer

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor April 6, 2018

First-year Pitt guard Parker Stewart announced via Twitter on Friday that he will be transferring from the Pitt basketball program. Stewart — who was also the first Pitt player to request his release...

Pitt is considering Mark Schmidt of St. Bonaventure to replace Kevin Stallings as the men's basketball head coach. (Ashley Landis/Dallas Morning News/TNS)

‘Stallings 2.0:’ Fans react to Pitt’s reported interest in Mark Schmidt

By John Hamilton / Managing Editor March 23, 2018

St. Bonaventure men's basketball coach Mark Schmidt interviewed for the vacant Pitt job Thursday, according to multiple reports. Days after learning Pitt offered Dan Hurley $3 million for the job, fans...

Rhode Island head coach Dan Hurley directs his players during the first half against George Washington on Jan. 11, 2014. (Chuck Myers/MCT)

Hurley takes coaching job at UConn, Pitt’s search continues

By John Hamilton / Managing Editor March 22, 2018

Update: Hurley took the coaching job at the University of Connecticut, the school confirmed Thursday.  Athletic Director Heather Lyke wants to make Dan Hurley one of the highest paid coaches in college...

First-year guard Marcus Carr was granted his release by Pitt on Monday night.

Pitt grants Marcus Carr release from program

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor March 19, 2018

First-year point guard Marcus Carr became the second player from the Pitt men’s basketball team to be officially granted his release from the program on Monday night, according to reports from the Pittsburgh...

Pitt senior forward Ryan Luther is among eight  players to request a release after the firing of head coach Kevin Stallings.

Report: seven Pitt basketball players request release from program

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor March 16, 2018

Seven players from the Pitt men’s basketball team have requested their release from the program, according to a report from ESPN. The Panthers have now received nine total requests for release from...

First-year guard Parker Stewart became the first Pitt player to request his release from the program following the firing of head coach Kevin Stallings.

Parker Stewart requests release from Pitt

By Grant Burgman | Sports Editor March 14, 2018

Pitt first-year men’s basketball player Parker Stewart has asked for his full unconditional release Wednesday, according to a report from ESPN. Stewart — who averaged 9.1 points per game this past...

Former men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings gestures from the sidelines at Pitt’s 59-45 loss to Syracuse Nov. 16, 2017. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Senior Staff Photographer)

Column: When it comes to Stallings’ firing, the blame should be shared

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer March 13, 2018

In a time of uncertainty for Pitt basketball, one thing is for sure — former head coach Kevin Stallings’ tenure will go down in Panther history as an unmitigated disaster. In two years, the widely...

Then-Indiana head coach Tom Crean yells instructions to his players during the first half against Minnesota on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. (David Joles/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

Column: Potential picks for Stallings’ successor

By Colin Martin | Staff Writer March 13, 2018

Pitt men’s basketball and the athletic administration are officially on the quest for a new head coach to replace Kevin Stallings. The mission is straightforward — find the perfect person to rejuvenate...

Former men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings stands beside athletics director Heather Lyke at his last home game against Virginia. (Photo by John Hamilton | Managing Editor)

Fans, players react to Stallings’ firing

The firing of Pitt men’s basketball head coach Kevin Stallings didn’t come as a surprise to many fans and pundits. After a record-breaking losing season for the Panthers — going 8-25 overall and...

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