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Michael chooses Elon, Pitt eyeing Murphy III

Michael chooses Elon, Pitt eyeing Murphy III

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

April 7, 2020

After striking out on several top prospects in recent weeks, Pitt basketball is looking for Rice transfer Trey Murphy III or 2020 recruit William Jeffress to fill its last two scholarships.

March 27, 2003: Dwyane Wade ends Howland era

March 27, 2003: Dwyane Wade ends Howland era

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 27, 2020

March 27, 2003, was the day Pitt basketball fans became acquainted with one the greatest shooting guards to ever play the game — Dwyane Wade.

Pitt’s future is bright with Hugley, Hood-Schifino

Pitt’s future is bright with Hugley, Hood-Schifino

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 26, 2020

Pitt hasn't had a winning season in the post-Jamie Dixon era — but with a pair of outstanding prospects set to join the team over the next few years, fans can expect the Panthers to return to their winning ways.

March 26, 2009: Levance Fields cements Pitt legacy

March 26, 2009: Levance Fields cements Pitt legacy

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Exactly 11 years ago today, senior Pitt guard Levance Fields ensured that Pitt would not suffer another Sweet 16 disappointment.

Projecting the makeup of Pitt’s post-transfer roster

Projecting the makeup of Pitt’s post-transfer roster

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 22, 2020

Recently, Pitt men’s basketball’s roster became subject to college basketball’s ever-volatile transfer portal. Now the Panthers are trying to use it to bolster a crop of already talented newcomers.

A requiem for Trey McGowens’ time at Pitt

A requiem for Trey McGowens’ time at Pitt

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 19, 2020

Sophomore guard Trey McGowens entered the transfer portal Wednesday, leaving behind a complicated legacy in his two seasons at Pitt.

McGowens enters transfer portal

McGowens enters transfer portal

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 18, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball just had its second player enter the transfer portal this week. Sophomore guard Trey McGowens announced Wednesday evening via his Twitter account that he had entered the NCAA transfer portal. Jake Weingarten of Stockrisers.com was first to report the news. 

Newcomers to shuffle Pitt basketball rotations

Newcomers to shuffle Pitt basketball rotations

By Elliott Borawski, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

With Pitt basketball officially ending their season with a record of 16-17 and 6-14 in conference play, it is time to look forward to next season. As the Panthers welcome new faces into the fold, there will be a fight for playing time and a different rotation will surely be in order for next season.

2020 guard Femi Odukale commits to Pitt

2020 guard Femi Odukale commits to Pitt

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 17, 2020

Femi Odukale, the three-star Class of 2020 combo guard out of Springfield Commonwealth Academy, Massachusetts, announced his commitment to Pitt Wednesday afternoon.

Xavier Johnson quashes transfer rumors

Xavier Johnson quashes transfer rumors

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

March 16, 2020

Johnson dispelled any notion that he’ll be wearing another jersey next season, tweeting Sunday that he plans to stay at Pitt.

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